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Each year, about 10,000 birds die at UBC by colliding with clear and reflective glass. Windows reflect mirror images of trees and other vegetation and create a particular hazard for birds. UBC has collaborated with Environment and Climate Change Canada on bird collision research to try and...
By Alycia Doering. Photo credit: Natalie Manitius The Collective The UBC Sustainability Student Collective is a new campus-wide coalition of more than 12 student sustainability groups that came together to advocate for bold campus action on climate change and climate justice. The Collective...
This past December, departments across campus joined together to reduce UBC’s environmental footprint over the winter holiday by participating in Seasonal Shutdown, an annual campus-wide effort to turn down the heat in buildings and engage staff and faculty to complete energy-saving tasks. Behind...
A Smart City is an urban area that uses data and technology to create efficiencies, improve sustainability, and create economic development in order to enhance quality of life factors for people living and working in the city. Smart cities have the potential to improve how we interact with our...

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