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  • Cover image (The Anthropocene Disruption)

    The Anthropocene Disruption

    An important and timely book that addresses the new reality of the Anthropocene and what we should be doing about it.In what is now being heralded as the Second Copernican Revolution, Earth scienti...

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    Tar Wars

    Tar Wars offers a critical inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate escalating tensions between continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable en...

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    Tar Wars

    Tar Wars offers a critical inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate escalating tensions between continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable en...

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    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

    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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    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

    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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    The Climate Nexus

    Secure supplies of water, food and energy are essential to human dignity and well-being around the globe. In turn, the vitality of these three depends on a thriving biodiversity supported by health...

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    The Real Thing

    The Real Thing is the first official biography of Ian McTaggart Cowan (1910–2010), the “father of Canadian ecology.” Authorized by his family and with the research support and participation of the ...

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  • Cover image (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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  • Cover image (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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    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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    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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  • Cover image (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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  • Cover image (Technology and Sustainability)

    Technology and Sustainability

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. The developed world is increasingly obsessed with two thin...

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    Global Chorus
    365 Voices on the Future of the Planet

    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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  • Cover image (Climber's Paradise)

    Climber's Paradise

    The mountain parks are for all Canadians for all time and their value cannot be measured in terms of how many access roads, motels, souvenir shops and golf courses we've provided. -Bob Jordan, 1971...

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  • Cover image (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

    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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  • Cover image (Greening the Maple)

    Greening the Maple

    Ecocriticism can be described in very general terms as the investigation of the many ways in which culture and the environment are interrelated and conceptualized. Ecocriticism aspires to understan...

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  • Cover image (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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  • Cover image (The Earth Manifesto)

    The Earth Manifesto

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. We live in critical times. Choices we make daily now will ...

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    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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  • Cover image (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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  • Cover image (The Peace-Athabasca Delta)

    The Peace-Athabasca Delta

    "In the delta, water is boss, change is the only constant, and creation and destruction exist side by side." The Peace-Athabasca Delta in northern Alberta is a globally significant wetland that lie...

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  • Cover image (Wild Horses, Wild Wolves)

    Wild Horses, Wild Wolves

    Established in 1967, the Ghost River Wilderness Area, located along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in southern Alberta, is one of only three provincially designated wilderness areas in t...

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    Bears

    Fear of bears seems almost to be part of what it is to be human. Our species emerged out of the depths of time into a world already populated by these great carnivores. Before we mastered iron and ...

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  • Cover image (Parks, Peace, and Partnership)

    Parks, Peace, and Partnership

    Today, over 3,000 protected areas around the world contribute to the protection of biodiversity, peaceful relations between neighbouring countries, and the well-being of people living in and around...

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    Parks, Peace, and Partnership

    Today, over 3,000 protected areas around the world contribute to the protection of biodiversity, peaceful relations between neighbouring countries, and the well-being of people living in and around...

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    Cold Matters

    Cold Matters is a vital and approachable work that distills the scientific complexities of snow, ice, water and climate and presents the global implications of research put forth and funded by the ...

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