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The Intemperate Rainforest

Nature, Culture, and Power on Canada"s West Coast

by Bruce Braun

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Published by University of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • Rain forests,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Rain Forest Ecology,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Trees & Forests - General,
  • Ecology,
  • British Coloumbia,
  • British Columbia,
  • Effect of human beings on,
  • Human Ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatTextbook Binding
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8070393M
    ISBN 100816633991
    ISBN 109780816633999

      Book Review: The intemperate rainforest: nature, culture, and power on Canada’s west coast. David Demeritt. David Demeritt. Department of Geography, King’s College London See all articles by this author. Search Google Scholar for this author. First Published Jan 1, ; pp. – Bruce Braun. The Intemperate Rainforest: Nature, Culture, and Power on Canada's West Coast. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, xiii + pp. $ (textbook), ISBN ; $ (paper), ISBN Reviewed by Richard Stuart (Parks Canada and Department of History, University of Ottawa) Published on H-Environment (February, ).

    TEMPERATE FOREST. Location | Weather | Plants | Animals | People | Games | Links. LOCATION: Most temperate, deciduous (leaf-shedding) forests are located in the eastern United States, Canada, Europe, China, Japan, and parts of Russia. Deciduous forests are broken up into five zones. The firstzone is the tree stratum zone. It is the tallest zone and trees her. Temperate rainforests have two distinct seasons. One is long and wet, and the other is a short, dry and foggy summer. During the long wet season the temperature rarely drops below freezing (0°C and 32°F) and during the short, dry, foggy season the temperature rarely goes above 27°C and 80°F, this tells us why this biome is called a temperate rainforest.

    Bruce Braunis the author of The Intemperate Rainforest: Nature, Culture and Power on Canada’s West Coastand co-editor of Remaking Reality: Nature at the Millennium and Social Nature: Theory, Practice, Politics. He teaches at the Uni-versity of Minnesota. Dan Claytonteaches human geography at the University of St Andrews. He is the. Environmental, ecological or green gentrification is a process in which cleaning up pollution or providing green amenities increases local property values and attracts wealthier residents to a previously polluted or disenfranchised neighbourhood. Green amenities include green spaces, parks green roofs, gardens and green and energy efficient building materials.


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