Resource and Environmental Management in Canada: Addressing Conflict and Uncertainty

Paperback | March 27, 2015

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Bringing together contributions from over two dozen specialists in the field, this text explains how the resource and environmental management process works; the types of strategies used; the various technical and non-technical considerations that influence decisions; and the tradeoffs thatmust be made to accommodate a broad range of legitimate societal interests.

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Bringing together contributions from over two dozen specialists in the field, this text explains how the resource and environmental management process works; the types of strategies used; the various technical and non-technical considerations that influence decisions; and the tradeoffs thatmust be made to accommodate a broad range of l...

Bruce Mitchell, PhD, is professor of geography, cross-appointed in the School of Planning and Associate Provost, Academic and Student Affairs, at the University of Waterloo. Mitchell is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a Fellow of the International Water Resources Association. In 2008, he received the Massey Medal from the ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.92 inPublished:March 27, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Won't disappoint Read for one of my courses at University of Toronto. Each edition has a set of new authors and chapters on current trends and challenges in environmental management in Canada. This is the fourth edition of this book that I've read and it never disappoints.
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List of Figures, TablesContributorsPart One: Context1. Bruce Mitchell: Conflict and Uncertainty: Issues, Context, Challenges, and Opportunities2. Chui-Ling Tam: Canada's Role in Global Sustainability: Successes, Failures and OpportunitiesAnn Dale: Guest Statement: A Race to the Lowest Ecological Bottom Line3. Monica E. Mulrennan: Aboriginal Peoples in Relation to Resource and Environmental ManagementCharles Menzies: Guest Statement: Charting a Course between Development and First Nation Rights: Gitxaala of Coastal BCPart Two: Approaches to Resource and Environmental Management4. Bram F. Noble: Adaptive Environmental ManagementLorne Greig: Guest Statement: Reflecting on the Successes and Lesser Successes of Adaptive Management5. A. John Sinclair and Meinhard Doelle: Environmental Assessment in Canada: Encouraging Decisions for SustainabilityJamie Kneen: Guest Statement: Red Chris and the Prognosis for the Public Interest in Environmental Decision-Making6. Alan P. Diduck, Maureen G. Reed and Colleen George: Participatory Approaches to Resource and Environmental ManagementFikret Berkes: Guest Statement: Learning with the James Bay Cree7. Ben Bradshaw: Environmental Governance in Canada: Are We Making Progress?George Green: Guest Statement: The Evolving Role of Governments, Industry, and Civil Society in Environmental GovernancePart Three: Resource and Environmental Management in Practice8. Gordon McBean: Climate Change - Adapting to the Risks in a Changing ClimateLinda Mortsch: Guest Statement: The Evolution of Adaptation in the Great Lakes9. Dean Bavington: Marine and Freshwater Fisheries in Canada: Uncertainties, Conflicts, and Hope on the WaterDouglas Harris: Guest Statement: Major Shifts in the Regulation of Canadian Fisheries10. Christopher Bryant: Agriculture and FoodDavid J. Connell: Guest Statement: Our Desirable Future and the Place of Agriculture Within It11. Kevin Hanna: The Enduring Importance of Canada's Forest SectorRyan Bullock: Guest Statement: Stewarding Boreal Forests and Communities12. Shelley Alexander: Carnivore Management and the Role of Conservation GISPaul C. Paquet: Guest Statement: The Role of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Conservation13. Philip Dearden and Nathan J. Bennett: Parks and Protected AreasTlehpik- Hjalmer Wenstob: Guest Statement: The Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks Initiative14. Rob C. de Loe: Water Governance in Canada: Challenges and OpportunitiesCharlie Worte: Guest Statement: Evolving Water Governance: Meeting Tomorrow's Challenges15. Emily Eaton: Managing Energy Resources for Environmental and Social SustainabilityJim Harding: Guest Statement: The Renewable Energy Advantage16. Patricia Fitzpatrick and Mary Louise McAllister: Canadian Mineral Resource Development: A Sustainable and Resilient Enterprise?Jason Prno: Guest Statement: The "Social License to Operate": A Key to Sustainable Mineral Development17. Meg Holden and Virginia Maclaren: Urban Environmental Management and Resilience in CanadaMike Harcourt: Guest Statement: Urban Environmental Sustainability18. Derek Armitage: Resource and Environmental Management in Northern CanadaDavid Livingstone: Guest Statement: Responsible and Environmentally Sound Economic Development in the Northwest Territories (NWT): If Norway Can Do It, Why Can't We?GlossaryIndex

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"I appreciate that this text is an edited volume that draws on multiple perspectives. I also appreciate the Canadian focus and the accompanying teaching aids." --Cam Owens, University of Victoria