amazon.ca

Thousands of Canadian-authored kids and YA books

Nature

Showing 3031-3040 of 3040 books

rated!
rated!

Economic Thinking and Pollution Problems

by Douglas Auld
edition: Paperback
tagged: environmental economics, environmental conservation & protection, environmental policy

The purpose of this collection is to provide the student with an introduction to the way in which the discipline of economics tackles the problems posed in affluent societies by their various ‘waste’ products. ‘Pollution economics’ introduces a student to aspects of price economics, public finance, and political economy in relation to a pre …

rated!
rated!

Etudes sur la Geographie du Canada

edited by Fernand Grenier
edition: eBook
tagged: geography, environmental conservation & protection, historical geography

The publication of the series, 'Studies in Canadian Geography,' by the organizers of the 22nd International Geographical Congress, introduces to the international community of geographers a new perspective of the regional entities which form this vast countries. These studies should contribute to a better understanding among scholars, students, and …

rated!
rated!

Residential Water Demand

Alternative Choices for Management

by Angelo P. Grima
edition: eBook
tagged: geography, ecology

This detailed study of the use of water at different price levels by residential consumers in the Toronto-centred region from Hamilton to Oshawa challenges the basis of our present urban water supply policy. Adoption of the recommendations presented would mean higher prices to householders, but a considerable saving of hundreds of millions of tax d …

rated!
rated!

Canada's Water: For Sale?

by Bocking, Richard C.
edition: Hardcover
tagged: natural resources, environmental conservation & protection
rated!
rated!

Taxonomy of Fungi Imperfecti

Proceedings of the First International Specialists' Workshop Conference on Criteria and Terminology in the Classification of Fungi Imperfecti, Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada

edited by Bryce Kendrick
edition: eBook
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, history

Mycologists have been searching for a better system of classification of Fungi Imperfecti than that based on mature morphology. This volume documents an intensive phase of that search. It is largely an account of the proceedings of the First International Specialists' Workshop Conference on Criteria and Terminology in the Classification of Fungi Im …

rated!
rated!

Permafrost in Canada

Its Influence on Northern Development

by Roger J.E. Brown
edition: eBook
tagged: geography, ecology, regional studies

Permafrost is the thermal condition of the earth’s crust when
its temperature has been below 32°F continuously for a number of years. Half of
Canada’s land surface lies in the permafrost region—either in the
continuous zone where the ground is frozen to a depth of hundreds of feet, or in the
discontinuous zone where permafrost is thinne …

rated!
rated!

Beyond the River and the Bay

Some Observations on the State of the Canadian Northwest in 1811 with a View to Providing the Intending Settler with an Intimate Knowledge of That Country

by Eric Ross
edition: eBook
tagged: 19th century

Beyond the River and the Bay brings to life the exciting landscape of the Canadian Northwest in the early years of the nineteenth century when the fur traders from the St. Lawrence clashed with their rivals from Hudson Bay. The book is based on an imaginary long-lost manuscript by Ian Alexander Bell Robertson entitled "Some Observations on the Stat …

rated!
rated!

Pacific Northwest Ferns and Their Allies

by Thomas M.C. Taylor
edition: eBook
tagged: reference

Although the ferns and their allies are a small group of about 10,000 species compared to the 275,000 species of seed plants, their lineage is a long and noble one going back to the carboniferous period 300 million years ago when they were the dominant form of plant life in the swap-forests.

 

Ninety-seven species of attractive group of plants are d …

Show editions