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Fish Versus Power
By Matthew D. Evenden

Fish Versus Power

An Environmental History of the Fraser River

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Fish Versus Power by Matthew D. Evenden

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Fish versus Power is an environmental history of the Fraser River (British Columbia) and the attempts to dam it for power and to defend it for salmon. Amid contemporary debates over large dam development and declines in fisheries, this book offers a case study of a river basin where development decisions did not ultimately dam the river, but rather conserved its salmon. Although the case is local, its implications are global as Evenden explores the transnational forces that shaped the river, the changing knowledge and practices of science, and the role of environmental change in shaping environmental debate. The Fraser is the world's most productive salmon river; it is also a large river with enormous waterpower potential. Very few rivers in the developed world have remained undammed. On the Fraser, however, fish - not dams - triumphed, and this book seeks to explain why.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521041034
ISBN-10: 0521041031
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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An environmental history of the Fraser River exploring attempts to dam it for power.

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