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Taking Stands

Gender and the Sustainability of Rural Communities

UBC Press

Goes beyond the dichotomies of “pro” and “anti” environmentalism to tell the stories of the women who seek to maintain resource use in rural places.

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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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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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A Dynamic Balance

Social Capital and Sustainable Community Development

Edited by Ann Dale and Jenny Onyx
UBC Press

Illustrates the links between two normally disparate literatures—social capital and sustainable development—within the overall context of local community development.

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Shaped by the West Wind

Nature and History in Georgian Bay

UBC Press

This wide-ranging history of Georgian Bay examines changing cultural representations of landscape over time, shifts between resource development and recreational use, and environmental politics of place -- stories central to the Canadian experience.

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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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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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A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation

Island Press

A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation brings together knowledge and experience from conservation practitioners and experts around the world to help readers understand the global challenge of conserving biodiversity in freshwater ecosystems.

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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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Sustainable Production

Building Canadian Capacity

Edited by Glen Toner
UBC Press
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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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Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems

Principles and Practices

Island Press
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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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