The World Won t Wait
  • Author : Roland Paris
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics

The need for an ambitious and forward-looking Canadian international strategy has never been greater. The worldwide changes that jeopardize Canadian security and prosperity are profound, ranging from the globalization of commerce, crime, and political extremism to the impact of climate change on the economy and environment. The reaction from Canada’...

Potential Ozone Depleting Substances
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Genre : Nature

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Wild Beauty
  • Author : Al Harvey
  • Publisher : Heritage House Publishing Co
  • Genre : Nature

In this visually stunning, richly informative portrait of British Columbia, renowned photographer Al Harvey takes readers beyond the iconic landmarks of Canada's westernmost province to its equally majestic, yet rarely seen corners. With his discerning eye, adventurer's spirit and conservationist's respect for the natural world, Harvey captures British Columbia's unique, ...

Ethno ornithology
  • Author : Sonia C. Tidemann
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Social Science

Indigenous knowledge that embraces ornithology takes in whole social dimensions that are inter-linked with environmental ethos, conservation and management for sustainability. In contrast, western approaches have tended to reduce knowledge to elemental and material references. This book looks at the significance of indigenous knowledge of birds and their cultural significance, ...

Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies
  • Author : Committee on Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Genre : Science

In the past several years, some energy technologies that inject or extract fluid from the Earth, such as oil and gas development and geothermal energy development, have been found or suspected to cause seismic events, drawing heightened public attention. Although only a very small fraction of injection and extraction activities ...

Treading Fast Rivers
  • Author : Eleonore Schönmaier
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Genre : Poetry

When Fireflies Write Love Letters We Step carefully, for the smallest lights capture us most securely – the fireflies held low by the winds all along the coastal barrens. If we were to trap affection in a shell it would fail to flicker but along this vast cliff-edge we could read ...

Ecosystem Management
  • Author : William Burch
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Genre : Nature

This text looks at the management of critical resources, and the fact that the definition of what is, and is not, seen as a critical resource for survival varies by time and culture....

Renewable Electricity and the Grid
  • Author : Godfrey Boyle
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Genre : Business & Economics

Can renewable energy provide reliable power? Will it need extensive backup?...

New Naturalism
  • Author : Kelly D. Norris
  • Publisher : Cool Springs Press
  • Genre : Gardening

In New Naturalism, horticulturist and modern plantsman Kelly D. Norris shares his inspiring, ecologically sound vision for home gardens created with stylish yet naturalistic plantings that mimic the wild spaces we covet, such as meadows, prairies, woodlands, and streamsides—far from the contrived, formal, high-maintenance plantings of the past. Through ...

The Forest in Medieval German Literature
  • Author : Albrecht Classen
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Genre : Literary Criticism

The Forest in Medieval German Literature analyzes the topic of the “forest” through some of the best and lesser known examples of medieval German literature, approaching them through modern ecocritical issues that are paired with premodern perspectives....

Nuclear Power Plant Emergencies in the USA
  • Author : Dean Kyne
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering

Managing nuclear power emergencies is significantly different from managing other types of emergencies, including fire, flood, and other disasters because nuclear disaster management requires special technical skills and a rigid protocol which outlines detailed steps and procedure before an evacuation announcement could be made. It was evident that the impacts ...

American Chestnut
  • Author : Susan Freinkel
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Genre : Nature

Looks at the history of the American chestnut tree and how it was left on the brink of extinction from a plague and the quest to save the tree....