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  • Welcome to the Anthropocene

    Welcome to the Anthropocene

    Alice Major observes the comedy and the tragedy of this human-dominated moment on Earth. Major’s most persistent question—“Where do we fit in the universe?”—is made more urgent by the ecological ca...

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    • 1,44 Mo
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  • The planetary ocean

    The planetary ocean

    The description of ocean water masses is based on the study of their temperature, salinity, and density, virtual genetic imprints which provide identity and movement to water masses. Ocean characte...

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  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Drought on the Canadian Prairies

    Vulnerability and Adaptation to Drought on the Canadian Prairies

    Although there is considerable historical literature describing the social and economic impact of drought on the prairies in the 1930s, little has been written about the challenges presented by dro...

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  • Do Humankind’s Best Days Lie Ahead?

    Do Humankind’s Best Days Lie Ahead?

    The Munk Debates

    Progress. It is one of the animating concepts of the modern era. From the Enlightenment onwards, the West has had an enduring belief that through the evolution of institutions, innovations, and ide...

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  • Moving Natures

    Moving Natures

    Mobility and Environment in Canadian History

    Mobility - the movements of people, things, and ideas, as well as their associated cultural meanings - has been a key factor in shaping Canadians' perceptions of and interactions with their country...

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  • Ice Diaries

    Ice Diaries

    A Memoir

    What do we stand to lose in a world without ice? A decade ago, novelist and short story writer Jean McNeil spent a year as writer in residence with the British Antarctic Survey, and four months on ...

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  • Canadian Countercultures and the Environment

    Canadian Countercultures and the Environment

    Studies of the radical environmental politics of the 1960s have tended to downplay the extent to which much of that countercultural intellectual and social ferment continued into the 1970s and 1980...

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    • 3,71 Mo
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  • Standard candles

    Standard candles

    Like the ever-widening universe, Standard candles expands on Alice Major’s earlier themes of family, mythology, and cosmology, teasing out subtle wonders in form and subject. Her voice resonates th...

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    • 1,14 Mo
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  • Saving Farmland

    Saving Farmland

    The Fight for Real Food

    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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    • 3,18 Mo
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  • Upgrading Oilsands Bitumen and Heavy Oil

    Upgrading Oilsands Bitumen and Heavy Oil

    "The emphasis throughout is to link the fundamentals of the molecules through to the economic drivers for the industry, because this combination determines the technology used for processing."-From...

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    • 53,1 Mo
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  • Humans 3.0

    Humans 3.0

    The Upgrading of the Species

    Life for early humans wasn't easy. They may have been able to walk on two feet and create tools 4 million years ago, but they couldn't remember or communicate. Fortunately, people got smarter, and ...

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    • 440 Ko
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  • Salmon

    Salmon

    A Scientific Memoir

    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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  • Fallout from Fukushima

    Fallout from Fukushima

    On a calm afternoon in March 2011, a force-nine earthquake jolted the Pacific Ocean seabed east of Japan. Forty minutes later, a tsunami 21 meters high crashed onto the coast of Fukushima, Miyagi, ...

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  • Saving the St.Lawrence
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    Saving the St.Lawrence

    The climate changes experts predict a drying of 20 to 30 % of the water available in the Great Lakes area in the next century, a forecast already in progress. Environment Canada predicts a 24% flo...

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  • Waking the Frog

    Waking the Frog

    Solutions for Our Climate Change Paralysis

    An accessible discussion of ways to achieve a sustainable future Venture capitalist, entrepreneur, engineer, and philosopher Tom Rand explains why climate disruption might just be our very own po...

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    • 1,8 Mo
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  • Waking the Frog

    Waking the Frog

    Solutions for Our Climate Change Paralysis

    An accessible discussion of ways to achieve a sustainable future Venture capitalist, entrepreneur, engineer, and philosopher Tom Rand explains why climate disruption might just be our very own po...

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    • 1,8 Mo
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  • Historical GIS Research in Canada

    Historical GIS Research in Canada

    Fundamentally concerned with place, and our ability to understand human relationships with environment over time, Historical Geographic Information Systems (HGIS) as a tool and a subject has direct...

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    • 110 Mo
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  • Saving Lake Winnipeg

    Saving Lake Winnipeg

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. In February of 2013, as reported by major media from all a...

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    • 1,87 Mo
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  • A Green Reef

    A Green Reef

    The Impact of Climate Change

    In spite of its disturbing implications, the impact of climate change on our physical environment can be difficult for us to understand or imagine. Moving from a memoir of a journey through an abun...

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  • Blood: The Stuff of Life

    Blood: The Stuff of Life

    The Stuff of Life

    Selected for The Globe 100 Books in 2013. With the 2013 CBC Massey Lectures, bestselling author Lawrence Hill offers a provocative examination of the scientific and social history of blood, and on...

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    • 532 Ko
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  • The Carbon Cycle

    The Carbon Cycle

    Crossing the Great Divide

    In 2006 “outdoor philosopher” Kate Rawles cycled 4553 miles from Texas to Alaska, following the spine of the Rocky Mountains as closely as possible. Cycling across unforgiving but starkly beautiful...

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    • 7,56 Mo
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  • On Fracking

    On Fracking

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. Across North America and around the world, a significant s...

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    • 604 Ko
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  • The Homeward Wolf

    The Homeward Wolf

    Winner! 2014 Mountain Literature / Jon Whyte Award, Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival Wolves have become a complicated comeback story. Their tracks are once again making trails throughout west...

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