Environmental Conservation & Sustainability

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The Option of Urbanism

Investing in a New American Dream

Island Press

Shows how the American Dream is shifting to include cities as well as suburbs and how the financial and real estate communities need to respond to build communities that are more environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable.

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Adaptive Co-Management

Collaboration, Learning, and Multi-Level Governance

UBC Press

This book provides a comprehensive synthesis of the core concepts, strategies, and tools in adaptive co-management, where adaptive processes, feedback learning, and flexible partnerships that are reshaping environmental governance.

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Farming in a Changing Climate

Agricultural Adaptation in Canada

UBC Press

Covering all agricultural regions and a wide variety of commodity production and farming systems, this comprehensive survey synthesizes twenty years of research on climate change and Canadian agriculture.

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Expansive Discourses

Urban Sprawl in Calgary, 1945–1978

Athabasca University Press

A groundbreaking study of how and why the interactions between local government and land developers in Calgary after the Second World War created a city that exemplifies urban sprawl.

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Resilient Cities

Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change

Island Press
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Environmental Conflict and Democracy in Canada

Edited by Laurie E. Adkin
UBC Press

This path-breaking collection brings together environmental politics and democratic theory to reveal the deficits of citizenship and how democracy must be extended to achieve a socially just, ecologically sustainable society in Canada.

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Floodplain Management

A New Approach for a New Era

Island Press

Floodplain Management outlines a new paradigm for flood management, one that emphasizes cost-effective, long-term success by integrating physical, chemical, and biological systems with societal capabilities.

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Forestry and Biodiversity

Learning How to Sustain Biodiversity in Managed Forests

UBC Press

Sustaining biodiversity in managed forests is a complex problem, but the authors argue that it can be done -- through adaptive management, which they describe as a structured approach to “learning by doing.”

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