Environmental Conservation & Sustainability

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Flexible Crossroads

The Restructuring of British Columbia's Forest Economy

UBC Press

Columbia's forest economy is at a crucial crossroads, and Flexible Crossroads looks at the contemporary restructuring of British Columbia's forest economy, demonstrating how both resource dynamics and industrial dynamics have shaped this transformation.

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Once Upon an Oldman

Special Interest Politics and the Oldman River Dam

UBC Press

Once Upon an Oldman is an account of the controversy that surrounded the Alberta government's construction of a dam on the Oldman River to provide water for irrigation in the southern part of the province.

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Communities, Development, and Sustainability across Canada

UBC Press

This book bridges the gap between theory and practice, bringing together concerned parties who have argued for increased local participation in sustainable community development.

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The Wealth of Forests

Markets, Regulation, and Sustainable Forestry

Edited by Chris Tollefson
UBC Press

This book is a pioneering attempt to consider the concrete policy implications of the much discussed transition to sustainable forestry.

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Talk and Log

Wilderness Politics in British Columbia

UBC Press

A comprehensive account of the rise of the wilderness movement in British Columbia examines the forest industry's political strategies, and analyzes the inner workings of the policy process.

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Ecology and Management of Sitka Spruce

Emphasizing Its Natural Range in British Columbia

UBC Press

This book is the most recent major work on the ecology and management of Sitka spruce.

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Balancing Act

Environmental Issues in Forestry

UBC Press

This book is a clarion call for a balanced, objective approach to forestry issues, including clearcutting, slashburning, old growth, and management chemicals.

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Managing Natural Resources in British Columbia

Markets, Regulations, and Sustainable Development

UBC Press

Offers an innovative and far-reaching contribution to the debate over sustainability at a time when many individuals are questioning the future of the environment in British Columbia.

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Achieving Sustainable Development

UBC Press

Achieving Sustainable Development provides an overall introduction to critical subjects in sustainable development -- industrial growth, women, institutional arrangements, industrial practices, and aboriginal people -- and argues for the immediate development of a research and policy agenda for Canada and suggests mechanisms for its implementation.

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