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2023 Climate and Wellbeing Education Grants Unveiled!

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Addressing the Impacts of Canadian Mining on Communities in Africa

Human Well-being & Social Systems
Natural Resources
Policy, Economics & Governance

Should the Fraser River Estuary have legal rights?

Ecological Systems
Natural Resources
Policy, Economics & Governance

Telling Stories: The Humanities in an Age of Planetary Agenda-Setting

Climate Change & Energy
Ecological Systems
Human Well-being & Social Systems

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A podcast series on sustainability and climate action brought to you by the Sustainability Hub. In each episode, we’ll introduce you to what a UBC faculty member is doing to advance sustainability and climate action through research and teaching, and they’ll tell you what they want you to DO with all this new knowledge.

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For Dr. Nathan Pelletier , Associate Professor of Biology, Faculty of Management at UBC Okanagan, this growing challenge is the focus of a renewed Canada Industrial Research Chair in Sustainability, supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Egg Farmers of...
The focus of new research is 'Solid Carbon' — an ambitious project funded by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, which aims to draw carbon from the atmosphere and inject it into sub-sea floor basalt, where it will 'mineralize' or turn to solid rock over time.
In October 2023, the University of British Columbia's Sustainability Hub was invited to hold a workshop at the annual CleanBC, "Climate Leadership Symposium: Public Sector and Local Government Action." The Symposium was organised by the B.C. Government , Ministry of Environment and Climate Change...
The Climate Emergency Fund emerged through advocacy from the student-led UBC Climate Hub and close collaboration with elected AMS and GSS student leaders. Proposals were accepted over winter 2020-21, and in late spring 2021, a twelve-member Committee met to analyze the seven proposals that were...
Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Bamfield is a small coastal community originally inhabited by Huu-ay-aht First Nations, who remain an integral presence in the community.
The field program , led by Dr. David Bunn , Professor, and Dr. Melissa McHale , Associate Professor, Department of Forest Resources Management, offers a unique opportunity for students to experience firsthand a variety of decolonized conservation management models.
Contrast the hopes and aspirations of our UBC colleagues below with the outcome from the ‘ UAE Consensus’ agreed at COP28 and the reaction to the deal by civil society. Words: Niki Afsharpour. Images: David Tindall.
The three-spine sticklebacks exhibit remarkable diversity due to their evolution from marine fish to freshwater species after the last ice age, making them among the youngest species on Earth.
White-tailed deer are expanding deeper into caribou range where they were previously less abundant, and now act as a food source that strengthens the population of caribou predators including wolves.
Members of the Environment & Community cluster contribute to an understanding of the relationships between built and human communities within natural environments.

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