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Data & Technology
Ecological Systems
Canada ranks third in the world for animal movement between protected areas, finds new UBC research.

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

Podcast: F is for Faculty - Dr. Aaron Boley

Climate Change & Energy
Natural Resources
Policy, Economics & Governance

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PODCAST: F IS FOR FACULTY

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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By Heather Amos When it comes to thinking about how to make this world a greener, more sustainable place, sports may not be the first thing that jumps to mind. But in the world of athletics, there is an understanding that sport can be a powerful vehicle for change. “Professional and collegiate...
By Corey Allen A new seminar on the effects of Canada’s residential schools gives students a chance to contribute to something bigger than themselves Talking about Canada’s past with Indian residential schools – and how to move forward – can be a sensitive subject, but one Erica Baker refuses to...
By Bonnie Vockeroth Sunaina Assanand’s drive to transform how her psychology students learn led her back to Uganda this summer, four decades after her family’s exile. Sunaina Assanand was a young child when her family was forced to flee Uganda in 1972. Four decades later, the UBC instructor...
Nine students from the UBC School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) recently traveled to the province of Bulacan, Philippines to help administrators address local climate change issues. Taught by Prof. Leonora Angeles, the interactive Philippine Planning Studio Course provided the students...
“We use it for chemicals, anything that lets off hazardous fumes, like formaldehyde or other toxic substances.” Megan Filiatrault, Lab Manager at the Hieter Lab in the Michael Smith Laboratories, is standing in front of a fume hood, a rectangular cupboard shaped like a raised fireplace with a...
Every year, UBC’s Vancouver campus consumes more than 4.3 billion litres of water, almost all of which is piped in from off campus; at the same time, about 5 billion litres fall on the campus as rainwater. Until recently, most of this precipitation poured into stormwater drains and was discharged...
Reaching 121 feet above UBC’s central plaza, the Ladner Clock Tower has been a welcome way-finding and time-keeping tool for generations of students. Now, thanks to a discreet award-winning restoration, today’s students are likely to see this iconic tower in a different light—a blue and gold light...
By Salina Marshall Among cyclists at the University of British Columbia, Brannen Bell attracts attention for his Superman-like ability to zip from building to building. While the bicycle he rides looks like a regular bike, it’s actually an electric version with a battery built into the frame. The...
By Heather Amos To unlock the secrets of B.C.’s past, Lori Daniels and her lab look deep inside some of the province’s longest living inhabitants – old growth trees. “We call ourselves CSI detectives … the Cedar Science Investigators,” said Daniels, a professor in the Faculty of Forestry who...

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