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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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Members of the Environment & Community cluster contribute to an understanding of the relationships between built and human communities within natural environments.
Photo credit: Kim Bellavance Dr. Pauly and Dr. Sumaila are University Killam Professors and longtime colleagues at the UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries . Winning this prize, they say, gives them an opportunity to spread an urgent and evidence-based message: all fishing on the high seas...
The resilience of a wet meadow contrasted with a severely burned forest three years after the Cameron Peak Fire. Photo by Maya Daurio. In the late summer of 2020, Colorado witnessed the largest wildfire in its history – the Cameron Peak Fire. This wildfire, which persisted for 112 days, burned over...
In particular, urban areas in the Global South are becoming hotspots where the climate crisis is exacerbating existing inequalities in urban social, political, and economic dimensions. The collaborative research group, ‘ Urban Climate Justice from Below ’, led by Dr. Paroma Wagle , (previously)...
Photos by James Gray UBC students turned discarded coffee cups into a representation of Vancouver’s skyline to draw attention to the recent Binners’ Project record-breaking recycling event in the Downtown Eastside.
Dancing with the Land is a research partnership between West Moberly First Nations (WMFN), Geography Professor Dr. Jessica Dempsey , and PhD student Audrey Irvine-Broque (pictured left), to advance meaningful and consequential relationship building, knowledge exchange and research planning around...
Announcement by Linda Nowlan, Senior Director, Sustainability Hub I am pleased to announce that following the third annual open competition, a delegation of 10 UBC students, faculty and staff will attend the 28 th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab...
According to the Honourable François-Phillippe Champagne , Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, “Building a foundation for a greener, more sustainable economy starts with strong supports for our scientists and researchers. Our Government is committed to fostering collaborative...
When campus activity came to a halt during the pandemic, UBC’s urban wildlife found greater freedom to move around campus. Now that students, faculty, and staff are back, research is helping establish safe and respectful boundaries with urban wildlife. Photo credits: UBC Animal Welfare Program, UBC...
The Sustainability Hub and UBC Wellbeing extend warm congratulations to the awardees of the inaugural Climate and Wellbeing Education Grants. Born from a growing imperative, our program builds capacity on the vital connections between health, wellbeing, and the ever-pressing climate concerns.

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