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  • Islands of Grass

    Islands of Grass

    From esteemed naturalist Trevor Herriot and acclaimed nature photographer Branimir Gjetvaj, Islands of Grass is a beautiful, well-researched call-to-action and a passionately wrought love letter to...

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  • K9 Aggression Control

    K9 Aggression Control

    Aggression control training requires dogs to think while they are excited and under stress, which is no easy task. Dr. Stephen A. Mackenzie has been teaching and using non-compulsive methods for ag...

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    Next available copy: Mar 04, 2018 09:33

  • The Rights of Nature

    The Rights of Nature

    An important and timely recipe for hope for humans and all forms of life Palila v Hawaii. New Zealand’s Te Urewera Act. Sierra Club v Disney. These legal phrases hardly sound like the makings of a...

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  • K9 Explosive and Mine Detection

    K9 Explosive and Mine Detection

    In the high stakes realm of explosive detection, where even the smallest mistake can have fatal consequences, the margin of error is zero. Well trained dog-handler teams can play a key role in expl...

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  • Beckoned by the Sea

    Beckoned by the Sea

    A rich and diverse tapestry weaving together the many voices, narratives, skills, and talents of women up and down the coastal Pacific Northwest who devote their lives and careers to the sea. Beck...

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  • Calgary

    Calgary

    How have our interactions with animals shaped Calgary? What can we do to ensure that humans and animals in the city continue to co-exist, and even flourish together? This wide-ranging book expl...

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  • Casting Back

    Casting Back

    Covering a span of more than 60 years, these classic fishing essays are brought together for the first time, celebrating the thoughts, pleasures and adventures of a devoted angler and renowned stor...

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  • Imagine This Valley

    Imagine This Valley

    Featuring essays from some of the area’s most beloved personalities, this exceptional literary anthology celebrates the landscape, culture, community and natural history of Alberta’s Bow Valley. C...

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  • A River Captured

    A River Captured

    A River Captured explores the controversial history of the Columbia River Treaty and its impact on the ecosystems, indigenous peoples, contemporary culture, provincial politics and recent history o...

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  • North America in the Anthropocene

    North America in the Anthropocene

    Robert William Sandford’s latest RMB manifesto invites the reader to separate the hype from the hope with respect to the outcomes of the 2015 Paris climate conference and in relation to humanity’s ...

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  • Live Close to Home

    Live Close to Home

    In his third thought-provoking RMB manifesto Peter Denton explains how we can change course toward a sustainable future in immediate and practical ways – and why it could make all the difference fo...

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  • At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast

    At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast

    An illustrated narrative that interweaves the shifting seasons of the Northwest Coast with the experiences of a conservation biologist surveying thousands of kilometres of open ocean in order to un...

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  • K9 Investigation Errors

    K9 Investigation Errors

    Make sure your K9 investigation work holds up in court. Faulty K9 investigations often have serious consequences: the guilty might walk free, and the innocent might suffer. Internationally recogniz...

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  • Tod Inlet

    Tod Inlet

    Tod Inlet has been a place of refuge for hundreds, if not thousands, of years, but few are aware of its history. This tiny fjord, less than a half hour from downtown Victoria, is part of Gowlland/T...

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  • Storm Warning

    Storm Warning

    Human beings and industrial-based society are changing the composition of our planet’s atmosphere and causing it to warm at an unnatural and oftentimes astonishingly rapid rate. Much of that warmth...

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  • Wolf Spirit

    Wolf Spirit

    When diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour, Gudrun Pflüger was told she had eighteen months left to live. Taking the wolf—a true “endurance athlete”—as her model, she immerses herself in the wi...

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  • Once They Were Hats

    Once They Were Hats

    Discover deeper truths and quirky facts that cast new light on this keystone species Beavers, those icons of industriousness, have been gnawing down trees, building dams, shaping the land, and cre...

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  • The Chinchaga Firestorm

    The Chinchaga Firestorm

    In 1950, the biggest firestorm documented in North America—one fire alone burned 3,500,000 acres of boreal forest in northern Alberta and British Columbia—created the world’s largest smoke layer in...

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  • Saving Farmland

    Saving Farmland

    When Nathalie Chambers and her husband, David, first took over Madrona Farm, 27 acres on southern Vancouver Island with a deep history, they never thought their small-scale agricultural business wo...

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  • K9 Scent Training

    K9 Scent Training

    Whether you’re searching for drugs or a missing person, K9 Scent Training will improve your K9 team's capabilities in the field. In this must-have guide for SAR teams and police K9 trainers and han...

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  • Salmon

    Salmon

    Salmon: A Scientific Memoir investigates a narrative that is important to the identity of the Pacific Northwest Coast – the salmon as an iconic species. Traditionally it’s been a narrative that is ...

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  • An Altar in the Wilderness

    An Altar in the Wilderness

    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 teachin...

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  • Global Chorus

    Global Chorus

    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 find a way past the current gl...

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  • Lonesome

    Lonesome

    It was ten years ago that this charming book first stole the hearts of dog lovers everywhere. Written from the point of view of Lonesome, a lovable dog of great intellect and character, Lonesome re...

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  • K9 Schutzhund Training

    K9 Schutzhund Training

    A hands-on, practical approach to training your K9 for IPO levels 1, 2 and 3. Beginners will receive an excellent introduction to the sport of Schutzhund, while expert trainer will stay on top of ...

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  • Conrad Kain

    Conrad Kain

    Conrad Kain is a titan amongst climbers in Canada and is well-known in mountaineering circles all over the world. His letters to Amelie Malek-a life-long friend-offer a candid view into the deepest...

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  • K9 Search and Rescue

    K9 Search and Rescue

    Training that works by harnessing your dog's instincts. Dr. Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak have trained search and rescue dogs for more than 30 years and have taken part in rescue operations around ...

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  • Lucky Dog

    Lucky Dog

    Lucky Dog is a hilarious and heartwarming memoir by a renowned veterinary oncologist who tells us what we can learn about health care and ourselves from our most beloved pets. What happens when a ...

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  • Flood Forecast

    Flood Forecast

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. Hydro-climatic change is no longer an abstract or theoreti...

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  • abecedarium

    abecedarium

    would you believe me when i make consorts of alphabet runaways & stayathomes i have rounded up where they wandered all over the page Dennis Cooley masterfully extends the genre of the abecedary to ...

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  • Winter Wise

    Winter Wise

    A man who has spent his professional life measuring the flow of northern rivers, climbed Alaska’s Mount McKinley, was a member of both Yale University and Maine University’s scientific expeditions ...

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  • K9 Behavior Basics

    K9 Behavior Basics

    Understand dog behavior to work with, not against, your K9’s instincts.Learn how to: Recognize and interpret your K9’s expressions, gestures and signals.Use operant conditioning to efficiently and ...

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