The following publications were prepared by the Qualicum Institute and, in some cases, jointly with others, to further the understanding of sustainability issues.

The Faulty Three-Legged-Stool Model of Sustainable Development  PDF

Economic Growth—Our Common Foe

Economic Growth and Avian Biodiversity Conservation: a fundamental conflict PDF

Conservation strategies – are we only addressing symptoms? (Published article; no references) PDF

Conservation strategies – are we only addressing symptoms? (Original manuscript with references) PDF

RDN Regional Growth Strategy Workshops

The Qualicum Institute prepared a briefing note to frame the public consultation phase of the Regional District of Nanaimo’s Regional Growth Strategy Review. A central theme of the public consultation, and the workshops that were held on 24 May and 7 June 2008, asks how the Regional Growth Strategy can be improved to better address the many sustainability challenges in our region. The Briefing Note can be seen here. PDF


Sustainability and the Occupy Movement

The Qualicum Institute addressed the Occupy Nanaimo, Nov. 24, 2011 General Assembly.

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