Interested in learning more about sustainability? Our events listing and featured events provides plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability, both on-and-off campus. If you are looking to highlight your sustainability event on campus, please visit UBC Events and tag your submission "sustainability" related.

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Climate justice advocates for a shift in the focus of dialogue on climate change away from economic imperatives and technical solutions, to protecting the human rights of those most vulnerable to its effects, both globally and locally.

SDG Week

“Just Is”≠ Justice

Does regional climate planning matter?

UBC Reads Sustainability

Part book club, part lecture series, and part opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. UBC Reads Sustainability is a forum for students across disciplines to discuss sustainability issues.

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Past Events

Fri, January 10, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). 25% of fish caught in the ocean don’t land directly on our plates. They're churned into something called fishmeal. That fishmeal is mainly used to feed farmed fish, which account for more than half of the...
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Friday, January 10, 2020 - 11:00
Fri, January 10, 2020 10:00 AM - Sun, April 5, 2020, 5:00 PM MORRIS AND HELEN BELKIN ART GALLERY.
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Friday, January 10, 2020 - 10:00
Thu, December 26, 2019 10:00 AM - Wed, January 8, 2020, 4:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Recycle your Christmas tree! Proceeds support Thunderbird Elementary, a school with a high percentage of vulnerable students. Garden lessons, provided by SPEC (Society Promoting Environmental Conservation), give...
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Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 10:00
Thu, December 12, 2019 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. FREE. Global heating, biodiversity loss, food and water inequality, and upheavals in economic and social systems demand that we re-think how we teach at universities and how we can better prepare students for a rapidly unfolding future...
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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 14:45
Wed, December 11, 2019 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. FREE. In the past year, there has been increasing and widespread momentum at UBC around the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), to foster change and engage the community on common global issues. Understanding,...
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 09:30
Fri, November 29, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Seth Wynes PhD Student, UBC Department of Geography Location: AERL Theatre
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Friday, November 29, 2019 - 11:00
Thu, November 28, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM See description. Interested in taking part in an exciting program abroad next summer and getting UBC credits at the same time? Come check out our info session and learn more about two Global Seminars taking place in China next year! Pizza will be provided!...
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Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 12:00
Fri, November 22, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Marta Coll Institute of Marine Research (ICM-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain Ecopath International Initiative Research Association (EII), Barcelona, Spain Location: AERL Theatre Driven by...
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Friday, November 22, 2019 - 11:00
Wed, November 20, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. Indigenous/Science: Partnerships in the Exploration of History and Environments Working Together to Enhance Ecosystem Sustainability: A Syilx-Settler Science Collaboration Jeannette Armstrong and Lael Parrott, Irving K. Barber...
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 17:00
Wed, November 20, 2019 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM See description. Interested in taking part in an exciting program abroad next summer and getting UBC credits at the same time? Come check out our info session and learn more about the Applied Animal Biology Practicum, UBC Animal Welfare Program! Learn more...
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 16:30

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