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The Real Thing

The Real Thing

The Natural History of Ian McTaggart Cowan
by Briony Penn, Ph.D
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tagged : ecology, environmental conservation & protection, science & technology

The Real Thing is the first official biography of Ian McTaggart Cowan (1910–2010), the “father of Canadian ecology.” Authorized by his family and with the research support and participation of the University of Victoria Libraries, Briony Penn provides an unprecedented and accessible window into the story of this remarkable naturalist. From hi …

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The Columbia River Treaty

The Columbia River Treaty

A Primer
by Robert William Sandford; Deborah Harford & Dr. Jon O'Riordan
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tagged : hydrology, ecology, environmental conservation & protection, environmental policy

Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

The Columbia River Treaty ratification in 1964 created the largest hydropower project in North America, with additional emphasis on flood protection for the United States. As the treaty approaches its 60th anniver …

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An Altar in the Wilderness

An Altar in the Wilderness

by Kaleeg Hainsworth
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tagged : spirituality, ecology, environmental conservation & protection

Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

Father Kaleeg Hainsworth, an Eastern Orthodox priest with a lifetime of experience in the Canadian wilderness, grounds this manifesto in the literary, philosophical, mystical and historical teachings of the spirit …

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Technology and Sustainability

Technology and Sustainability

by Peter Denton
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Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

The developed world is increasingly obsessed with two things: electronic gadgets and our changing climate. We stand in open-mouthed awe of our technological achievements while dejectedly shrugging our shoulders at …

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Global Chorus

Global Chorus

365 Voices on the Future of the Planet
edited by Todd MacLean
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tagged : essays, environmental conservation & protection, ecology

Global Chorus is a remarkable, illustrated collection of 365 daily meditations around some very large and increasingly crucial themes:

“Do you think that humanity can “nd a way past the current global environmental and social crises? Will we be able to create the conditions necessary for our own survival as well as that of other species on the p …

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The Earth Manifesto

The Earth Manifesto

Saving Nature with Engaged Ecology
by David Tracey
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tagged : environmental conservation & protection, environmental science, ecology

Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

We live in critical times. Choices we make daily now will affect the future of life itself. Years from now children will study our era on the brink and ask their elders “When the planet was burning, what did you …

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Cold Matters

Cold Matters

The State and Fate of Canada's Fresh Water
by Robert William Sandford
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Cold Matters is a vital and approachable work that distills the scientific complexities of snow, ice, water and climate and presents the global implications of research put forth and funded by the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences. This timely book gives the concerned reader an opportunity to take part in the conversation abo …

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Wolves Unleashed

Wolves Unleashed

by Andrew Simpson
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tagged : wolves, ecology, environmental conservation & protection

Along with the internationally acclaimed and award-winning documentary film upon which this book is based, Wolves Unleashed takes the reader on an amazing journey that looks closely at Andrew Simpson’s relationship with one of nature’s most elusive, mythical and misunderstood animals.

As a professional animal trainer for the film industry, and h …

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Little Black Lies

Little Black Lies

Corporate and Political Spin in the Global War for Oil
by Jeff Gailus
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Beginning in 1967 and for just over 30 years, the oil industry toiled in the relative obscurity of Northern Alberta as machines peeled away earth and boreal forest to exhume what has now become one of humanity’s most precious and contentious resources: bitumen. As the years passed, the bitumen mines sprawled, poisonous tailings ponds spread, toxi …

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Digging the City

Digging the City

An Urban Agriculture Manifesto
by Rhona McAdam
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At the last census in 2006, just over 80 percent of Canada’s population lived in urban centres. How we feed that population and protect its food sources is an enduring subject of debate in food security circles these days. As consumers and citizens, we all need to take a hard look at the deficiencies in Canada’s ability to feed the urban poor; …

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Gift Ecology

Gift Ecology

Reimagining a Sustainable World
by Peter Denton
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Global sustainability in the 21st century seems to be an elusive goal. There are too many issues, too many problems—and, increasingly, too many people—to make the major changes required in the time various experts tell us we have left before it’s too late.

To create a sustainable future, we need to change the game itself. We cannot simply try …

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Becoming Water

Becoming Water

Glaciers in a Warming World
by Michael Demuth
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tagged : environmental conservation & protection, ecology, environmental policy

Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

Becoming Water takes the reader on a tour of Canada’s glaciers, describing the stories they tell and educating the reader about how glaciers came to be, how they work and what their future holds in our warming w …

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