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Birding for Kids

Birding for Kids

A Guide to Finding, Identifying, and Photographing Birds in Your Area
by Damon Calderwood & Donald E. Waite
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
tagged : birds, environmental conservation & protection

An interactive full-colour field guide that teaches kids the fun, safe, and educational way to observe birds in their natural habitat.

Join expert bird photographers Damon Calderwood and Donald E. Waite, and their young friends, as they highlight all the basics of birding. Birding for Kids is filled with full-colour photos, fascinating facts, and fu …

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A Field Guide to Marine Life of the Protected Waters of the Salish Sea

A Field Guide to Marine Life of the Protected Waters of the Salish Sea

by Rick M. Harbo
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tagged : marine life, marine biology, oceans & seas

Rick Harbo, one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading marine writers and photographers, is back with a new addition to Harbour Publishing’s popular series of pocket-sized field guides. A Field Guide to Marine Life of the Protected Waters of the Salish Sea includes the most commonly observed species in the tide pools and protected waters of the Sal …

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Inside an Honor Killing

Inside an Honor Killing

A Father and a Daughter Tell Their Story
by Lene Wold
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tagged : women's studies, human rights, islamic studies

A shockingly intimate look at the world of honor killings, as seen through the eyes of both the perpetrators and the victims.

What drives a person to murder their sister, mother, or daughter? What is life like in a society in which women are imprisoned for their own “protection,” while their potential killers walk free?

In this powerful and affec …

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Enforcing Exclusion

Enforcing Exclusion

Precarious Migrants and the Law in Canada
by Sarah Grayce Marsden
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tagged : emigration & immigration, immigration

Migrant workers, though long welcomed in Canada for their labour, are often excluded from both workplace protections and basic social benefits such as health care, income assistance, and education. Through interviews with migrants and their advocates, Marsden shows that people with precarious migration status face barriers in law, policy, and pract …

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Levelling the Lake

Levelling the Lake

Transboundary Resource Management in the Lake of the Woods Watershed
by Jamie Benidickson
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tagged : environmental conservation & protection, north america

Levelling the Lake explores a century and a half of social, economic, and legal arrangements through which the resources and environment of the Lake of the Woods and Rainy Lake watershed have been both harnessed and harmed. Jamie Benidickson traces the environmental consequences of resource extraction and recreation as well as their impacts on loca …

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Resisting Rights

Resisting Rights

Canada and the International Bill of Rights, 1947–76
by Jennifer Tunnicliffe
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tagged : human rights, international, post-confederation (1867-)

From 1948 to 1966, the United Nations worked to create a common legal standard for human rights protection around the globe. Resisting Rights analyzes the Canadian government’s changing policy toward this endeavour from the 1940s to the 1970s, exploring how developments in international relations and evolving cultural attitudes within Canadian so …

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Great Bear Rainforest

Great Bear Rainforest

A Giant-Screen Adventure in the Land of the Spirit Bear
by Ian McAllister & Alex Van Tol
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Grade: 4 to 7
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tagged : film, environmental conservation & protection
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The Whole-Body Microbiome

The Whole-Body Microbiome

How to Harness Microbes—Inside and Out—for Lifelong Health
by B. Brett Finlay & Jessica M. Finlay
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tagged : microbiology, healthy living, geriatrics

Science has made huge leaps in prolonging life through disease prevention and treatment, but microbiologist Brett Finlay and gerontologist Jessica Finlay offer a different—and truly revolutionary—approach to the quest for the fountain of youth.

Microbes are the oldest and smallest forms of life on earth, and encompass bacteria, viruses, protozoa …

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Sovereignty and Command in Canada–US Continental Air Defence, 1940–57

Sovereignty and Command in Canada–US Continental Air Defence, 1940–57

by Richard Goette
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tagged : aviation, security (national & international)

The 1940 Ogdensburg Agreement entrenched a formal defence relationship between Canada and the United States – but was Canadian sovereignty upheld? Sovereignty and Command combines historical narrative with conceptual analysis of sovereignty, command and control systems, military professionalism, and civil-military relations to document the someti …

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Quenching the Dragon

Quenching the Dragon

The Canada-China Water Crisis - An RMB Manifesto
by Robert William Sandford
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tagged : hydrology, environmental conservation & protection, natural resources

In this latest RMB Manifesto, Canadian freshwater expert Robert Sandford takes readers to China and shares what it is like to deal with some of the most intractable freshwater problems in the world.

It all started out innocently enough: an airliner over the Pacific and a flight attendant passing out bottles of water. What those bottles represented, …

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Total Transition

Total Transition

The Human Side of the Renewable Energy Revolution
by Sandeep Pai & Savannah Carr-Wilson
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tagged : india, environmental conservation & protection, natural resources

Follow the journey of a Canadian and Indian couple, Savannah and Sandeep, as they travel the world to capture the human side of one of the biggest energy transitions of our times – the global shift from fossil fuels to renewables.

In this exciting and provocative new book, readers are taken into the homes of the coal miners who live and work in Jh …

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Dive In!

Dive In!

Exploring Our Connection with the Ocean
by Ann Eriksson
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Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : water (oceans, lakes, etc.), environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

We're all connected to the ocean, and the ocean to us. The ocean provides half the oxygen we breathe; it feeds us, creates our weather and provides us with water. But we haven't been as kind to the ocean in return. The problems are many: pollution, overfishing, rising seas and acid waters. What can be done? Don't despair; take action. Dive In! expl …

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Tree Musketeers

Tree Musketeers

by Norma Charles
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
tagged : environment

In this young reader novel, ten-year-old Jeanie Leclare has just moved to the West Coast from Saskatchewan. She's desperately lonely and longs for a new friend. When the girl sitting in front of her at school seems friendly, she feels a little better. Then an excavator arrives and demolishes the cute house next door. Everyone, including Jeanie's ne …

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Breaching the Peace

Breaching the Peace

The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro
by Sarah Cox, foreword by Alex Neve
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tagged : environmental conservation & protection, corruption & misconduct, natural resources
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Going Wild

Going Wild

Helping Nature Thrive in Cities
by Michelle Mulder
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Grade: 4 to 7
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tagged : environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

Going wild. We don't see it as a good thing. And why would we? For most of our time on earth, humanity has been running from lions and other wilderness dangers. We've worked hard to make our local landscapes as safe and convenient as possible. Sometimes that's meant paving over areas that might burst into weeds. Other times, we've dammed rivers for …

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Summer of the Horse

Summer of the Horse

by Donna Kane
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tagged : personal memoirs, horses, women

What do you do when you decide you no longer want to be responsible for anyone but yourself? When faced with that moment, Donna Kane leaves her twenty-five-year marriage for life with a conservationist and wilderness guide who is so certain of the path he is on that she thinks she’s just along for the ride.

A few days before Kane’s new husband l …

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Hiking the Gulf Islands of British Columbia

Hiking the Gulf Islands of British Columbia

4th Edition
by Charles Kahn
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tagged : hiking, western provinces, outdoor skills

Nestled in the Strait of Georgia between British Columbia’s mainland and Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands are a hiker’s paradise, each boasting an eclectic character and an array of flora and fauna unique to the temperate climate of the southern West Coast of Canada. Discover the panoramic views, inviting beaches and friendly hospitality of t …

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Shark

Shark

by Jeff Ross
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Grade: 8 to 12
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tagged : law & crime, parents, sexual abuse)

Seventeen-year-old Mark "Shark" Hewitt is good at playing pool. Really good. When he, his mom and sister move to a new town, Mark immediately seeks out the local pool hall. He loves to play, but even more than that, he just loves hanging out with the regulars. It reminds him of good times with his dad, who is no longer in the picture.
When one of t …

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The Hard Work of Hope

The Hard Work of Hope

Climate Change in the Age of Trump
by Robert William Sandford & Dr. Jon O'Riordan
edition:Hardcover
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tagged : environmental conservation & protection, environmental policy, global warming & climate change

The Climate Nexus (RMB, 2015) analyzed and explored the economic and social realities facing water, food, energy and biodiversity. The Hard Work of Hope continues this narrative and seeks to develop effective solutions to the growing urgency for global action on climate change.

The Hard Work of Hope builds on events that have transpired since Decemb …

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Prison Industrial Complex Explodes

Prison Industrial Complex Explodes

by Mercedes Eng
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Combining text from government questionnaires and reports, lyric poetry, and photography, Prison Industrial Complex Explodes examines the possibility of a privatized prison system in Canada leading up to then Prime Minister Harper’s Conservative government passing the Anti-Terrorism Act, also known as Bill C-51. This legislation criminalizes Indi …

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In Defence of Home Places

In Defence of Home Places

Environmental Activism in Nova Scotia
by Mark R. Leeming
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As environmental deterioration became a major social and political issue near the end of the twentieth century, activists in Nova Scotia stood together to defend the places they called home. Political radicals and conservatives alike worked to achieve legislative and social success, even as they disagreed over fundamental principles. In Defence of …

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Cop House

Cop House

by Sam Shelstad
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tagged : short stories (single author), black humor, literary

Cop House is a short story collection about people desperately trying to recapture--or replace--the things they've lost. There are secret vacations, library book fetishes, women who participate in "fully-clothed, free-form touching and explorative play experiences" in exchange for protection from teenage vandals, and a doomsday cult operating out o …

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The Mighty Hughes

The Mighty Hughes

From Prairie Lawyer to Western Canada's Moral Compass
by Craig McInnes
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An in-depth look at the life and career of retired judge and conflict-of-interest commissioner Ted Hughes, whose unflinching integrity earned him the reputation as Canada’s moral compass.

Throughout his sixty-year career, Ted Hughes has been a model of ethical conduct in the Canadian judicial system. The son of immigrant homesteaders who grew up i …

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Carbon Play

Carbon Play

The Candid Observations of a Carbon Pioneer
by Robert William Falls
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tagged : environmental conservation & protection, environmental policy, natural resources

An insider’s look at the complex, inspiring and surprisingly entertaining world of international negotiations, technology and diplomacy relating to the carbon industry, environmental management and climate mitigation.

Carbon Play follows Robert Falls’s unique and extraordinary journey in the worlds of academia, politics and corporate “big ener …

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Whale in the Door

Whale in the Door

A Community Unites to Protect BC's Howe Sound
by Pauline Le Bel, foreword by Elizabeth May, photographs by Richard Duncan
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The hidden life of Howe Sound and the transformative power of Coast Salish culture and environmental science. An exhilarating mix of natural history and personal exploration WHALE IN THE DOOR is a passionate account of a woman's transformative experience of her adopted home.

For thousands of years, Howe Sound, an inlet in the Salish Sea provided abu …

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Payback

Payback

by Deb Loughead
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Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : law & crime, values & virtues

Dylan O'Connor is in trouble again. While riding his bike home after dark, he has a run-in with a truck but doesn't give it a second thought until police show up at his door the next day. CCTV cameras put Dylan at the scene of a crime, and when the police question him, Dylan realizes he was an inadvertent witness. But he doesn't tell them the driv …

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At Home in Nature

At Home in Nature

A Life of Unknown Mountains and Deep Wilderness
by Rob Wood
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tagged : environmental conservation & protection, sustainable living, essays

The compelling story of one family’s life among the rugged landscapes of British Columbia's Coast Mountains, converting youthful ideals, raw land and a passion for the outdoors into a practical off-grid homestead.

Rob Wood grew up in a village on the edge of the Yorkshire Moors, where he eventually developed a preoccupation with rock climbing. Aft …

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Carbon Play

Carbon Play

The Candid Observations of a Carbon Pioneer
by Robert Falls
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tagged : environmental conservation & protection, natural resources, environmental policy

An insider’s look at the complex, inspiring and surprisingly entertaining world of international negotiations, technology and diplomacy relating to the carbon industry, environmental management and climate mitigation.

Carbon Play follows Robert Falls’s unique and extraordinary journey in the worlds of academia, politics and corporate “big ener …

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A Bear's Life

A Bear's Life

photographs by Ian McAllister, by Nicholas Read
edition:Hardcover
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : bears, trees & forests, environmental conservation & protection

Black bears, grizzly bears, and spirit bears all make their home in the Great Bear Rainforest. A Bear's Life uses Ian McAllister's stunning photographs to follow these beautiful animals through a year in the British Columbia wilderness—catching fish, eating berries, climbing trees and taking long naps.

A Bear's Life is the second in the My Great B …

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Our Vanishing Glaciers

Our Vanishing Glaciers

The Snows of Yesteryear and the Future Climate of the Mountain West
by Robert William Sandford
edition:Hardcover
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tagged : mountains, environmental conservation & protection, western provinces

Winner, 2017 Lane Anderson Award for Best Canadian Science Writing

This remarkable and beautifully illustrated book chronicles the history of Canada’s western mountain glaciers through stunning photography, personal reflection and the most recent scientific research.

Written by one of the most respected experts in water and water-associated climate …

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Bad Ideas

Bad Ideas

by Michael V. Smith
edition:Paperback
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tagged : canadian, lgbt

Nobody knows bad ideas quite like Michael V. Smith. In his new collection of poetry, he speaks to an intangibility of sense, or a sense beyond the rational. Bad Ideas explores the inevitability of loss and triumph with characteristic irony and tenderness. Through this dazzling collection of a remembered life, hung out to ogle like laundry on the li …

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