Resource Studies

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The Culture of Flushing

A Social and Legal History of Sewage

UBC Press

Iinvestigates and clarifies the murky evolution of waste treatment – in a time when community water quality can no longer be taken for granted.

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Sustainable Production

Building Canadian Capacity

Edited by Glen Toner
UBC Press
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Eau Canada

The Future of Canada's Water

Edited by Karen Bakker
UBC Press

The country’s top water experts discusses our most pressing water issues.

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States of Nature

Conserving Canada's Wildlife in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

This multi-award-winning book is one of the first to trace the development of Canadian wildlife conservation from its social, political, and historical roots.

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The 1985 Pacific Salmon Treaty

Sharing Conservation Burdens and Benefits

UBC Press

Beginning late in the nineteenth century and culminating in the 1985 Pacific Salmon Treaty, Canada and the United States carried out long and contentious negotiations to provide a framework for cooperation for conserving and sharing the vitally important Pacific salmon resource. This book traces provides an insider’s perspective on the tumultuous negotiations.

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Linking Industry and Ecology

A Question of Design

UBC Press

This remarkable volume makes a compelling argument for the need to think ecologically to develop innovative and competitive industrial policy.

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Canadian Natural Resource and Environmental Policy, 2nd ed.

Political Economy and Public Policy

UBC Press

This innovative book offers an interdisciplinary framework with which to think through ecological, political, economic, and social issues, provding one of the most comprehensive analyses of Canadian natural resource and environmental policy to date.

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The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout

UBC Press

Describes the lives of offspring during the months they spend incubating in gravel, growing in fresh water, and migrating out to sea to mature.

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Intensive Agriculture and Sustainability

A Farming Systems Analysis

Edited by Glen Filson
UBC Press

An analysis of intensive agriculture and sustainable farming examining food quality, manure runoff, greenhouse gases, extra-label use of antibiotics, pesticide use, and rural conflict.

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