Environment

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Changing Tides

An Ecologist's Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene

Change the story and change the future – merging science and Indigenous knowledge to steer us towards a more benign Anthropocene. As humanity marches on, causing mass extinctions and … 220 View
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Finding Our Niche

Toward a Restorative Human Ecology

Imagine a world where humanity was not destined to cause harm to the natural world, where win-win scenarios—people and nature thriving together—are possible. No doubt contemporary … 168 View
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More Powerful Together

Conversations with Climate Activists and Indigenous Land Defenders

How can social movements help bring about large-scale systems change? This is the question Jen Gobby sets out to answer in More Powerful Together. As an activist, Gobby has been actively involved … 250 View

Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good

A Memoir & Manifesto

Commoning was a way of life for most of our ancestors. In Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good, author Heather Menzies journeys to her roots in the Scottish Highlands, where her family … 240 View

There’s Something in the Water

Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities

In “There’s Something In The Water”, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using … 183 View
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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

Whose Water Is It, Anyway?

Taking Water Protection into Public Hands

The Blue Communities Project is dedicated to three primary things: that access to clean, drinkable water is a basic human right; that municipal and community water will be held in public hands; … 161 View
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A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats?

From: There's Something in the Water

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Strategic Inadvertence and Other Shortcomings of the Environmental Justice Lens in Nova Scotia 20 $2.00 Add
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Gravity Suspended

From: Changing Tides

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This chapter follows the author, Alejandro Frid’s personal experiences conducting dive surveys for rockfish—a genus of long-lived, marine fishes that are easy to overfish—as … 12 $1.20 Add
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Introduction

From: To Be A Water Protector

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Introduction

From: Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good

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This chapter examines the author’s search for their roots in Scotland and how that search helped her connect with the First Nations struggle in North America. 7 $0.70 Add
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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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Preface

From: Finding Our Niche

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In the Preface of Finding Our Niche, Loring introduces himself as a white male settler seeking to understand the implications of this identity on his ability to tell stories of positive and … 5 $0.50 Add
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Thinking Together About Changing Everything

From: More Powerful Together

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This chapter contains the following readings: Global Climate and Inequality Crises – This Research Project – Working Towards Decolonial Research Practice – This Book 17 $1.70 Add
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Alienation

From: Finding Our Niche

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In the first chapter of Finding Our Niche, Alienation, Loring introduces the eco-modernist philosophy that humans are inherently destructive of and separate from nature, and explains how that … 26 $2.60 Add
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At an Impasse

From: Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good

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This chapter covers the author’s struggle of feeling lost and directionless, trying to find meaning and focus in searching for answers. It also talks about her decision to search for her … 4 $0.40 Add