Pulp Mills and the Environment: an Annotated Bibliography for Nothern Alberta


Blaike, Piers and Harold Brookfield. Land Degradation and Society. London: Methuen, 1987. The history and cost of land degradation with examples from around the world.

Canadian Environmental Network. The Green List: A Guide to Canadian Environmental Organizations and Agencies. Ottawa: Canadian Environmental Network (Box 1289, Station B, K1P 5R3), 1991. Names, addresses, telephone numbers, mandates, publications and periodicals.

Dahlberg, Kenneth A., Marvin S. Soroos, Anne Thompson Feraru, James E. Hart and B. Thomas Trout. Environment and the Global Arena: Actors, Values, Policies, and Futures. Durhan, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1985. A series of essays from a world perspective.

Forman, Richard T and Michael Godron. Landscape Ecology. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1986. Structure, dynamics, heterogeneity and management of landscapes.

Friends of the Athabasca Environmental Association. The FOTA Files: Pulp Mill Pollution and Politics 1988-1991. Athabasca, Alberta: FOTA, 1991. A collection of letters and papers written by members of the association about pulp mill developments on the Athabasca River.

International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). World Conservation Strategy: Living Resource Conservation for Sustainable Development. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN, 1980. Prepared with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Gives a set of objectives and priorities for national and international action.

Kormondy, Edward J. Concepts of Ecology, 3rd Edition. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1984. A short, general introduction to ecology.

Macintosh, Rob, editor. The Alberta Environmental Directory, Third Edition: An Annotated Guide to Alberta's Environmental Organizations and Agencies. Drayton Valley, Alberta: Pembina Institute (Box 7558, T0E 0M0), August 1989. This lists the names, addresses, contact persons, and brief description of over 200 organizations and agencies in Alberta and Yukon that are concerned with environmental matters.

McLaren, Christie. Heartwood. Equinox, volume 9, number 53, pages 42-55, September/October 1990. An environmentalist views the "wholesale sell-off of Canada's Boreal forest".

Miller, G. Tyler Jr. Environmental Science: Sustaining the Earth, 3rd edition. Belmont, California: Wadsworth, 1991. A good introduction to the sciences, economics, and ethics involved with exploitation of resources.

Mitsch, William J. and Sven Erik Jorgensen, editors. Ecological Engineering: An Introduction to Ecotechnology. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1989. Basic principles and case studies.

Oelschlaeger, Max. The Idea of Wilderness: From Prehistory to the Age of Ecology. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991. When one looks at exploitation of natural resources, one often fails to look at the importance of wild lands.

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Environmental Indicators: A Preliminary Set. Paris: OECD, 1991. An overview of of environmental indices for Canada, France, Japan, West Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and United States.

Owens, Susan and Peter L. Owens. Environment, Resources and Conservation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991. A short overview from a European perspective.

Purdom, P. Walton and Stanley H. Anderson. Environmental Science: Managing the Environment, 2nd edition. Toronto: Charles E. Merrill, 1983. An introductory text.

Simpson-Lewis, Wendy, Ruth McKechnie and V. Neimanis. Stress on Land in Canada. Ottawa: Policy and Development Branch, Lands Directorate, Environment Canada, 1983. Catalogue number: En 73-2/6E. An overview of environmental problems in Canada.

Statistics Canada. Human Activity and the Environment, 1991. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, Environment and Wealth Accounts Division, System of National Accounts, 1991. Catalogue number 11-509E Occasional. General facts on population, socio-economic factors and environmental conditions.

Syncrude Canada Ltd. The Habitat of Syncrude Tar Sands Lease #17: An Initial Evaluation. Edmonton: Syncrude Canada Ltd., 1973. Environmental research Monograph 1973-1. An overview of the major habitats, vascular plants and vertebrate animals typical of the boreal forest of Alberta.

Thompson, M.D. Ecological Habitat Mapping of the AOSERP Study Area. Calgary: Intera Environmental Consultants Ltd., 1978. Prepared for Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program. Eighteen maps showing vegetation and surficial geology of the study area around Fort McMurray.

Townsend, Colin R. The Ecology of Steams and Rivers. London: Edward Arnold, 1980. Studies in Biology no. 122. A short introduction to the ecology of running water.

Turk, Jonathan and Amos Turk. Environmental Science, 3rd edition. Philadelphia: Saunders College Publishing, 1984. Another introductory text.

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