Water

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Damming the Peace

The hidden costs of the Site C Dam

Since the 1970s, the Site C Dam in northeastern British Columbia’s Peace River Valley has been touted by BC Hydro and successive governments as necessary to meet the province’s … 272 View

Dry Run

Preventing the Next Urban Water Crisis

In the Age of Scarcity now upon us, fresh water shortages are an increasingly serious global problem. With water restrictions emerging in many developed countries and water diversions for … 312 View

To Be A Water Protector

The Rise of the Wiindigoo Slayers

Winona LaDuke is a leader in cultural-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy, sustainable food systems and Indigenous rights. Her new book, To Be a Water Protector: Rise of … 320 View
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Forward and Preface

From: Dry Run

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For this book, I’ve chosen to focus on my first love in the professional world, water, a subject to which I devoted a considerable part of my early professional career. With the arrival of … 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

From: To Be A Water Protector

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Preface

Framing the Shot

From: Damming the Peace

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B.C. filmmaker and photographer Alex Harris shares how she came to document the controversial Site C Dam under construction in B.C.’s Peace River Valley. Wroking with a handful of … 9 $0.90 Add
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A Short History of Water

From: Dry Run

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In this chapter you’ll learn a little of the fascinating history of water and civilization and how politics, economics and water have been part of the history of the US, especially of the … 11 $1.10 Add
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Burning Planet

From: Getting to Zero

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Explores the big picture of ongoing global warming, and the lack of impact to date of the Paris Accord. Summarizes the threat to soil, water, and air. 23 $2.30 Add
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Introduction

From: Damming the Peace

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In the Introduction, author Wendy Holm describes the Site C dam project in B.C. and summarizes the impacts and effects of the project which are analyzed and critiqued in other chapters of the … 5 $0.50 Add
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Omaa Akiing: Here On Earth

From: To Be A Water Protector

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Winter Count – How to Be Better Ancestors – The Holy Land Is Here – The Month You Remember Me 17 $1.70 Add
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Energy Alternatives to the Site C Dam in a Climate-Challenged World

From: Damming the Peace

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Sustainable energy expert Guy Dauncey looks at alternatives to the Site C dam under construction in B.C.’s Peace River Valley for meeting the electricity needs of British Columbia, and … 28 $2.80 Add
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Patterns of Water Use

From: Dry Run

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In this chapter, we look at where water comes from, how it is allocated among various uses and how much each individual uses. We’ll look briefly at water use in cities, homes and offices, … 13 $1.30 Add
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Relatives

From: To Be A Water Protector

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Seeds of Hope: Mino Gitigaaning – Omaakaakii: In Praise of Frogs – I Miss You – Free the Snake – How Do We Grieve the Death of a River? – Amazon Should Save the … 58 $5.80 Add
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Mni Wiconi

From: To Be A Water Protector

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From Buffalo to Black Snake – The Deep North – The Seventh Generation – The Rise of the Water Protector – The Siege at River’s Edge – The Art of Indigenous … 64 $6.40 Add
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Urban Water Crises

From: Dry Run

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Urban water crises are not just a thing of the future, they are happening all around us as long-term reductions in rainfall and runoff tie in with short-term multiyear droughts. In this chapter, … 21 $2.10 Add
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Will Canada’s Future Be Dammed? Site C Could Be the Tip of the Iceberg

From: Damming the Peace

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David Schindler, one of the world’s foremost water ecologists, explains the role of major dams, like Site C in B.C.’s Peace River Valley, in Canada’s climate change strategy. He … 11 $1.10 Add