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Nature is Right- Legal Recognition of Nature’s Rights

Ecological Systems
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Natural Resources

Engagement Recap: Re-storying our Relations with the Natural World – Mother Trees Forest Walk

Ecological Systems
Human Well-being & Social Systems

UBC strengthens track record as global sustainability leader in higher education

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Event recap: What can Mother Trees teach us about climate justice?

Human Well-being & Social Systems
Natural Resources

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Words by Linda Nowlan, cover image courtesy of Giguere, Wildlife Infometrics Clayton Lamb is a wildlife scientist at UBCO and a Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow. His recent co-authored publication on Indigenous-led conservation of the recovery of an endangered subpopulation of southern mountain...
Climate anxiety can take a toll on mental health and worsen existing mental health conditions among people who are anxious about climate change. UBC graduate student Natania Abebe , a registered nurse and mental health advocate, worked with other students and faculty experts at UBC to create a...
Words by Linda Nowlan A set of events last week at UBC explored new ways of encountering, seeing, and regulating nature. Two experiential events were the prelude to a workshop which focused on legal recognition of the rights of non-human beings.
On May 5, the Sustainability Hub joined kQwa'st'not (Charlene George), artist, cultural guide with Sierra Club BC and member of the tSouk Nation, for an interpretive walk in the forest. This was a great opportunity to learn about some of the beings that call the forest home, and a bridge to help us...
The University of British Columbia has once again been ranked as a global leader in sustainability efforts. UBC placed 13th overall (out of more than 1,400 institutions) in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact ranking for institutional efforts to advance the United Nations sustainable...
An Earth Week special on old growth forests and climate change featuring Mother Trees, climate litigation, and Indigenous knowledge. Part of the Climate Justice Series.
UBC spin-off Carbin Minerals will receive $1 million from XPRIZE and the Musk Foundation to remove thousands of tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, reducing greenhouse gas emissions. --
UBC WasteNauts is a solutions-driven Engineering Design Team that encompasses sustainability in its engineering design processes and principles towards contributing to a more circular economy. Their goal? To radically minimize waste on our planet by applying knowledge from all fields to transform...

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