Showing 61-80 of 85 items.

The Shape of Green

Aesthetics, Ecology, and Design

Island Press

The Shape of Green argues that beauty is inherent to sustainability, for how things look and feel is as important as how they’re made.

More info

Health and Sustainability in the Canadian Food System

Advocacy and Opportunity for Civil Society

UBC Press

Lays out new strategies for advocacy groups to achieve a sustainable, healthy food system.

More info

Stewardship of the Built Environment

Sustainability, Preservation, and Reuse

Island Press

Stewardship of the Built Environment shows how rehabilitating and reusing existing structures holds untapped potential for achieving sustainable communities.

More info

Resilience Practice

Building Capacity to Absorb Disturbance and Maintain Function

Island Press

In this follow-up to Resilience Thinking, Brian Walker and David Salt explore how systems can be managed to promote and sustain resilience.

More info

Corporation 2020

Transforming Business for Tomorrow's World

Island Press
More info

Tibet Wild

A Naturalist’s Journey on the Roof of the World

Island Press

Follows Dr. George Schaller’s expeditions to the Tibetan Plateau from 1984 until the present day, including an inside look at Schaller’s current and possibly most ambitious project: the creation of the Pamir International Peace Park at the junction of Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and Tajikistan.

More info

Social Transformation in Rural Canada

Community, Cultures, and Collective Action

UBC Press

A series of stories, ideas, and insights into the social dynamics of change within rural Canada that help communities forge new ways of understanding and relating to each other and to the broader world.

More info

To Conserve Unimpaired

The Evolution of the National Park Idea

Island Press
More info

State of the World 2013

Is Sustainability Still Possible?

By The Worldwatch Institute
Island Press
More info

Common Ground on Hostile Turf

Stories from an Environmental Mediator

Island Press
More info

The Hidden Potential of Sustainable Neighborhoods

Lessons from Low-Carbon Communities

Island Press
More info

The World's Water, Volume 8

The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

Island Press
More info

Tracking the Great Bear

How Environmentalists Recreated British Columbia’s Coastal Rainforest

UBC Press

A detailed account of the complex and contested process that resulted in the establishment of the Great Bear Rainforest in coastal British Columbia.

More info

Islands' Spirit Rising

Reclaiming the Forests of Haida Gwaii

UBC Press

Set within the context of resource conflict and collaborative land-use planning on Haida Gwaii, this book examines how historic relations of domination and oppression can be transformed and more sustainable forms of land governance created.

More info

State of the World 2015

Confronting Hidden Threats to Sustainability

By The Worldwatch Institute
Island Press
More info

Scaling Up

The Convergence of the Social Economy and Sustainability

Athabasca University Press
More info

Striving for Environmental Sustainability in a Complex World

Canadian Experiences

UBC Press

In the face of growing anxiety about the environmental sustainability of the world, George Francis, a leading authority in the field of sustainability studies, examines initiatives undertaken in Canada over the past twenty-five years to protect some of our unique environments.

More info

Birds of Nunavut

UBC Press

The first complete survey of the birds of Nunavut, this fully illustrated reference work identifies and documents the distribution, ecology, behaviour, and conservation of the species that live in and migrate through the territory.

More info

Field guide to the Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System, Third Edition.

Canadian Forest Service

This field guide provides a simplified version of The Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System, presented in tabular format. It was prepared to assist field staff in making first approximations of FBP System outputs when computer-based applications are not available.

More info
Find what you’re looking for...
Stay Informed

Receive the latest UBC Press news, including events, catalogues, and announcements.


Read past newsletters

Current Catalogue
Fall 2022 catalogue cover
Publishers Represented
UBC Press is the Canadian agent for several international publishers. Visit our Publishers Represented page to learn more.