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

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

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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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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Humans have changed the world irrevocably, yet our potential to cause even further change is still latent. When it comes down to the blows, the next many millennia on Earth will reflect the … 12 $1.20 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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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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Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities, and Community Health Project

From: There's Something in the Water

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Blurring the Boundaries between Community and the Ivory Tower 16 $1.60 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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Resisting Least Resistance

From: Changing Tides

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Personal evolution in dealing with Inside Knowledge—the heaviness of knowing, in intimate detail, the damage caused by human actions on the planet. In doing so, it introduces the notion of … 12 $1.20 Add
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A History of Violence

From: There's Something in the Water

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Indigenous and Black Conquest, Dispossession, and Genocide in Settler-Colonial Nations 16 $1.60 Add
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Jasilyn Charger, Cheyenne River Sioux

“My son’s buried by the river. . . . I vowed to him that he’s going to be safe, that no oil was going to touch him.”

From: How We Go Home

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Jasilyn Charger of the Cheyenne River Sioux, shares her story of her childhood with her family and moving in and out of foster homes and mental health facilities. She then became involved in the … 22 $2.20 Add
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Pristine

From: Finding Our Niche

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In the second chapter of Finding Our Niche, Pristine, Loring describes how he first landed in Alaska and how his experiences there reshaped his ideas of how humans engage with the natural world, … 29 $2.90 Add
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Keystone

From: Finding Our Niche

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In Keystone, the third chapter of Finding Our Niche, Loring introduces the ecological concept of a keystone species, as well as what happens when keystone species are removed, called ecological … 28 $2.80 Add
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Rethinking Waste

From: Environmental Legislation from an Indigenous Perspective (Sample Coursepack)

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Mapping Racial Geographies of Violence on the Colonial Landscape 13 $1.30 Add