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Ecology and Design: Frameworks For Learning

by Johnson, Bart R. & Kristina Hill (Editors)

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Published
2001
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Very Good-
ISBN
9781559638135
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$28.00

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Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001. Soft cover. Very Good-/-. This volume focuses on articulating priorities and approaches for incorporation ecological principles in the teaching of landscape desgin and planning. It defines for the first time the full potential of ecology in landscape architectural education. White soft cover with black titling to front and spine, green illustration to front,… Read more
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Managed Annihilation: An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse

by Bavington, Dean

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Published
2010
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Very Good
ISBN
9780774817479
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$50.00

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Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2010. Hardcover. Very Good/-. This volume "pleads for renunciation of 'the holy grail of manageablility,' the belief that all problems . can be solved merely by exerting more effort, and obtaining greater efficency, within the status quo order of advanced industrial societies." Hard cover with black titling to front and spine, 187 pages. Minor… Read more
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What is Water? The History of a Modern Abstraction

by Linton, Jamie

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Published
2010
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Very Good
ISBN
9780774817028
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$25.00

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Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2010. Soft cover. Very Good/-. We all know what water is, and we often take it for granted. But the spctre of a world-wide water crisis suggests there meight be something fundamentally wrong with the way we think about water. Jamie Linton dives into the history of water as an abstract concept, stripped of… Read more
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Ken Kirby - Warrior Painter

by Fraser, Patricia M.

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Published
2013
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781926763286
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$35.00

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Surrey, BC: Libros Libertad Publishing Ltd., 2013. Soft cover. Very Good/-. A remarkable biography about a very remarkable man and an inspiring story to bring a much deeper awareness to the plight and importance of our Coastal rivers and streams. Glossy soft cover with flaps, signed by the author Patricia Fraser and by Ken Kirby to title page,… Read more
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Out of the Earth: Civilization and the Life of the Soil

by Hillel, Daniel

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Very Good
ISBN
9780520080805
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$20.00

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Berkeley: University of California Press. Soft cover. Very Good/-. The author has a long career in conservation and lines out the "history of man's use and misuse of soil and water" and shows the "complex inner processes that form soil with a lyrical assertion of its powers and significance." Glossy soft cover, 321 pages. Minor shelf wear. For… Read more
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Small Strawbale: Natural Homes, Projects & Designs

by Steen, Bill; Steen, Athena Swentzell; Bingham, Wayne J.

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Published
2005
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9781586855154
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$30.00

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Salt Lake City: Gibs Smith Publisher, 2005. Soft cover. Very Good-/-. An idea book presenting a collection of various small buildings beautifully designed. Illustrated soft cover with flaps, richly illustrated with colour photography, line drawings and floorplans, 202 pages. Light shelf wear, original price sticker to back. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg.… Read more
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History of the Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey: Volume V, July 1, 1947 to April 30, 1957

by Ferguson, George E. Et al

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Published
1991
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Very Good-
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$25.00

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Denver, CO: U.S. Geological Survey, 1991. Soft cover. Very Good-. This volume is the fifth in a series of chronological summaries of the activities and achievements of the Water Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey. Illustrated white soft cover with black titling, black and white frontispiece and illustrations, 308 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, library stamp… Read more
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Conservation in Canada

by McConkey, O.M.

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Published
1952
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Good+
Edition
First Edition.
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$35.00

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Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons Canada Ltd., 1952. First Edition. . Hardcover. Good+/Good-. An inscribed First Edition, this book is the first comprehensive survey of conservation in Canada. Green cloth with gilt titling on spine, map on endpapers shows the main types of farming in Canada, black and white frontispiece, black and white photographs, diagrams, tables throughout, 215… Read more
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Handbook on Marine Pollution

by Gold, Edgar

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Published
1985
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Very Good-
Edition
First Edition.
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$18.00

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Norway: Assuranceforeningen Gard, 1985. First Edition. . Pictorial Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. A look at ship-generated marine pollution. Colourful pictorial cover with black titling on white spine, white titling on blue front cover, a few illustrations in text, 247 pages. Dust jacket has shelf wear, otherwise book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a… Read more
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Dams of Contention: The Rafferty-Alameda Story and the Birth of Canadian Environmental Law

by Redekop, Bill

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Published
2012
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Very Good-
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$45.00

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Canada: Heartland Associates Inc., 2012. Soft cover. Very Good-. Book is a "cautionary tale of the ill-advised construction of two dams on the Souris River system in southern Saskatchewan, which flooded 80 kilometres of verdant prairie valley. Book begins and ends with the ultimate result of the contentious dam building - the disastrous flooding of Minot, North Dakota,… Read more
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Working for Wildlife

by Jongbloed, Marijcke (editor)

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780953468959
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$23.00

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London: Barkers Trident Communications, 2001. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Collected from newspaper clippings, correspondence, children's poems and memories Jongbloed tells the story of a non-governmental organisation dedicated to wildlife conversation. A hole community sets out to save the rare Arabian leopard. Glossy illustrated white boards, illustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout, 96 pages. Minor edge wear. Dust jacket is protected… Read more
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Tire Recycling is Fun

by Farber, Paul

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Very Good
ISBN
9780916095512
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$16.00

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Roy, UT: Re-Tiring. Soft cover. Very Good. 1996, Fourth Revision. Book contains over fifty useful and attractive projects that can be made from recycled tires, including solar raised beds, world's most user-friendly composter, ponds and fountains, retaining walls, edging, steps, stepping stones, livestock feeders, playground equipment, etc. as well as how to modify a jigsaw blade for fast,… Read more
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I-kology: Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World

by Scott, Christopher

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Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780973872606
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$16.00

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Salt Spring Island, B.C.: Christopher Scott, 2005. Soft cover. Very Good. Book contains alternative building methods and ideas for sustainability based on the author's previous experience as owner/operator of the first IKEA furniture stores in North America. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with green and blue titling on front, white titling on green spine, black and white illustrations throughout,… Read more
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I-kology - Blueprints for Greener Living

by Scott, Christopher

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Published
2005
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Very Good
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$28.00

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La Jolla, CA: Christopher Scott, 2005. Coil Binding. Very Good. Advance copy for editing review only. Book contains alternative building methods and ideas based on the author's previous experience as owner/operator of the first IKEA furniture stores in North America. Blue card cover, white plastic coil binding, black and white illustrations throughout, 110 pages. Cover has light edge… Read more
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Malthus and the Third Millennium - Kenneth Hammond Lectures, 2000 Series

by Chesworth, Ward, Michaekl R. Moss, Vernon G. Thomas, Editors

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Published
2001
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9780889555136
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$14.00

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Guelph, Ontario: Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, 2001. Soft cover. Good+. Kenneth Hammond Lectures on Environment, Energy and Resources, 2000 Series - four lectures in all. these lectures were broadcast by CBC Radio in January and February, 2001. White soft cover with black titling on spine and front, 167 pages. Cover has shelf wear with smudging,… Read more
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Jake's Message - Whose Air is it?

by Yoh, Shomei

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Published
2001
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
Edition
Second Printing.
ISBN
9784426891008
Item Price
$60.00

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Tokyo, Japan: Jiyukokumon-Sha, 2001. Second Printing. . Pictorial Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/Good+. Yoh, Shomei. A bilingual children's book, the English of which was translated by Rikki Ninomiya, about the damage being caused to the environment by pollution. Colourfully illustrated cover with black and blue titling, decorated end papers, lovely colour illustrations throughout, 40 pages. Cover has some… Read more
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Inside the Bottle - An Expose of the Bottled Water Industry

by Clarke, Tony

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Very Good
ISBN
9780973220612
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$14.00

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Ottawa: Polaris Institute. Soft cover. Very Good. Book provides a "vivid and disturbing portrayal of how four big companies dominate the bottled water industry and examines key issues of public concern about their operations." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white and blue titling, a few illustrations in text. Three pages have some light pencil underlining, corners have minor… Read more
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Biodiversity in the Seas - Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity in Marine and Coastal Habitats

by De Fontaubert, A. Charlotte, David R. Downes, Tundi S. Agardy

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Good+ to Very Good-
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$17.00

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Switzerland: ICUN. Soft cover. Good+ to Very Good-. World Conservation Union Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 32 - A Marine Conservation and Development Report. White and black titling on colourfully illustrated cover, illustrated with black and white photographs. 86 pages. Cover has light edge wear including a few light creases primarily to bottom front edge, colour is… Read more
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