Environmental Conservation & Sustainability

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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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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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In Search of Sustainability

British Columbia Forest Policy in the 1990s

UBC Press

A provocative, sobering examination of British Columbia's forest industry in the 1990s.

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Fatal Consumption

Rethinking Sustainable Development

UBC Press

Taking the slogan "think globally, act locally" to heart, the contributors to this book offer both an understanding of the present and hope for a sustainable future.

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Sustaining the Forests of the Pacific Coast

Forging Truces in the War in the Woods

UBC Press

This thoughtful collection of essays examines forest policy in the U.S. Pacific Northwest and British Columbia.

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At the Edge

Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

UBC Press

This timely book argues for governance based on human responsibility and recognition of the interconnectedness of human and natural systems.

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Restoration of the Great Lakes

Promises, Practices, and Performances

UBC Press

Using original findings from surveys, interviews, and other documents, this volume looks at how various levels of government are attempting to restore the environment in the Great Lakes.

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Forestry and the Forest Industry in Japan

Edited by Yoshiya Iwai
UBC Press

Representing the work of distinguished Japanese scholars, this is the first comprehensive English-language overview of forestry, forest management, and the forest products industry in Japan.

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Misplaced Distrust

Policy Networks and the Environment in France, the United States, and Canada

UBC Press

A timely comparative study of state-network interactions in agro-environmental policy-making in the US, Canada, and France.

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