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RMB: The Manifestos

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RMB has created one of the most unique, non-fiction series in Canadian publishing. The books in this collection are literary, critical and cultural studies that are provocative, passionate and populist in nature. The goal is to encourage debate and help facilitate change whenever and wherever possible. Books in this uniquely packaged, hardcover series are limited to a minimum / maximum of 20,000 - 25,000 words. They're enlightening to read and attractive to hold. Perfect to display in your library, bookstore or personal collection.
Technology and Sustainability

Technology and Sustainability

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

The developed world is increasingly obsessed with two things: electronic gadgets and our changing climate. We stand in open-mouthed awe at our technological achievements while dejectedly shrugging our shoulders at the state of the planet on which we live. Our choice is clear: we need to reimagine the way in which we engage with the technology we create.

 

Peter Denton's first RMB manifesto, Gift Ecology: Reimagining a Sustainable World, focused on interpersonal relationships as the foundation for …

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An Altar in the Wilderness

An Altar in the Wilderness

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

Father Kaleeg Hainsworth, an Eastern Orthodox priest with a lifetime of experience in the Canadian wilderness, grounds this manifesto in the literary, philosophical, mystical and historical teachings of the spiritual masters of both East and West, outlining the human experience of the sacred in nature.

The spiritual ecology described here is fully engaged with the wilderness beyond our backyards; it is an ecology which takes in nature as “red in tooth and claw” and offers a way forward in the …

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The Columbia River Treaty

The Columbia River Treaty

A Primer
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

The Columbia River Treaty: A Primer is a vital work that clearly explains the nature of this complex water agreement between Canada and the United States and how its impending update will impact communities, landscapes, industry and water supplies between the two countries for many years to come.

The Columbia River Treaty ratification in 1964 created the largest hydropower project in North America, with additional emphasis on flood protection for the USA. As the Treaty approaches its 60th anniver …

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Flood Forecast

Flood Forecast

Climate Risk and Resiliency in Canada
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover

Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

Hydro-climatic change is no longer an abstract or theoretical concept if you have been directly affected by the increase in the duration and intensity of extreme weather. In this new RMB manifesto, two of Canada’s most respected water experts explain what is happening to the hydrological cycle by way of the very personal impacts that disastrous flooding had o …

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On Fracking

On Fracking

edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover

Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

Across North America and around the world, a significant shift from conventional to unconventional energy extraction is occurring like never before. As traditional energy sources dwindle and the insatiable demand for fossil fuels continues to increase, civilization seems to be taking greater and greater risks in order to fuel our seemingly endless consumption a …

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Saving Lake Winnipeg

Saving Lake Winnipeg

edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover

Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

In February of 2013, as reported by major media from all around the world, Lake Winnipeg was recognized by the Global Nature Fund as the world’s “Threatened Lake of the Year” for 2013. It is not just Manitoba and Canada, however, that deserve a black eye as a result of Lake Winnipeg landing up on this dreadful shortlist. While representative of serious ec …

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The Earth Manifesto

The Earth Manifesto

Saving Nature with Engaged Ecology
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

We live in critical times. Choices we make daily will affect the future of life itself. Years from now children will study our era on the brink and ask their elders "When the planet was burning, what did you do?"

 

Problems as big as the world are daunting, but solutions are at hand, within each of us. The Earth Manifesto: Saving Nature with Engaged Ecology offers an approach to regain control of our environmental destiny by rediscovering our affinity for nature and then acting to preserve it.

 

Dav …

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The Homeward Wolf

The Homeward Wolf

edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover

Winner! 2014 Mountain Literature / Jon Whyte Award, Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival

Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

Wolves have become a complicated comeback story. Their tracks are once again making trails throughout western Alberta, southern British Columbia and the northwestern United States, and the lonesome howls of the legendary predator are no longer mere echoes from our frontier …

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