Why do we claim to value sustainability while acting in anunsustainable fashion? How can we reduce our consumption drasticallyand move toward a sustainable social system when our society isspecifically based on consumption? These two linked questions are atthe heart of this important book, the result of a four-yearinterdisciplinary study of British Columbia's Lower FraserBasin.

Keywords: Consumption, Urban Areas, Social Change Link to
Resource: https://www.ubcpress.ca/fatal-consumption

Textbook/Books/Reports
2000
Robert F Woollards and Aleck Samuel Ostry

This speaker series and accompanying open educational resources are centered on the Salish Sea and will help participants learn about and consider relevant interdisciplinary research and how it is impacting, or might impact, our practice.

Keywords: Ecology, Ocean Optimism, Biodiversity
Link to Resource: https://elvlc.educ.ubc.ca/ocean-education-developing-knowledge-caring-an...

Multi-media (Videos, Podcasts)
2023
UBC Edith Lando Virtual Learning Center

The authors aim at providing a critical discussion of various views of society-nature relationships embedded in different socio-cultural paradigms that might be used by curriculum writers as foundations for the construction of a notion of sustainability deemed responsive to a challenging world in terms of sustainable future

Keywords: Youth Education, Curriculum Development, Sustainble Development  
Link to Resource: http://www.susted.com/wordpress/content/conceptions-of-sustainability-wi...

Journal Article
2023
Fallon, G., VanWynsberghe, R., & Robertson, P.

This toolkit is a collection of resources for kindergarten to post-secondary educators and organizational partners interested in developing and incorporating content on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their educational curriculum

Keywords: SDGs, Pedagogy, Youth
Link to Resource: https://sustain.ubc.ca/sites/default/files/SDG%20K-U%20Toolkit%20v.8.pdf

Toolkits and Guides
2022
UBC Sustainability Hub

This instructional resource referred to as the TEACHER’S GUIDE brings together a number of enticing educational components – outdoor experiential learning, place-based education, game development, digital & field mapping, and most importantly a clear understanding of climate change issues – all tailored to the new BC curriculum.  

Keywords: Pedagogy, Outdoor experiential learning, Place-based education
Link to Resource: https://calp.forestry.ubc.ca/teacher-resources/

Course Activities & Assignments
2015
UBC Forestry Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Plannng

UBC Geering Up Engineering Outreach is a non- profit, student-run organization dedicated to promoting science, engineering, and technology to the children and youth of British Columbia through fun, innovative, and hands-on experiments and projects.

Keywords: Learning Resources, Sciences, Kids Education  
Link to Resource: https://www.youtube.com/@GeeringUp/videos

Multi-media (Videos, Podcasts)
UBC Geering Up

From neurotechnology to sustainable energy sources, the young people featured in our podcast are working to better their communities through hard work and ingenuity. Episodes run around 45 minutes each.

Keywords: Education, Creative Engineering, Quantum HUb
Link to Resource: https://geeringup.apsc.ubc.ca/stem-resources/general-information/youth-i...

Toolkits and Guides
UBC Geering Up

Research skills and resources for environmental engineering students.  

Keywords: Research skills, civil engineering,  
Link to Resource: https://guides.library.ubc.ca/environmental_engineering

Toolkits and Guides
UBC Library

Library Resources for British Columbia, Canada and Internationally.  

Keywords: Policy, Natural resources, Agriculture
Link to Resource: https://guides.library.ubc.ca/c.php?g=306849&p=5068048

Toolkits and Guides
UBC Library

This guide is intended primarily for business students researching sustainable (or green) business topics.  It may also be useful to students in other disciplines.

Keywords: Construction, Governance, Energy
Link to Resource: https://guides.library.ubc.ca/sustainable/sustainable_business

Toolkits and Guides
UBC Library

Climate change is the most significant threat globally and a key area of research in almost every discipline. This guide offers resources for researching climate change as well as news and UBC specific information.

Keywords: Climate research, UBC milestones,  
Link to Resource: https://guides.library.ubc.ca/climate

Toolkits and Guides
UBC Library

The Library #Climate Action Team (L#CAT) was formed to address the existential threat posed by climate change within the UBC Library context. L#CAT works to identify and implement UBC strategic priorities and recommendations laid out in the UBC Declaration on the Climate Emergency, UBC Climate Emergency Task Force report, and the Climate Action Plan 2030.

Keywords: Sustainable Travel, Climate Action, Learning Resources  
Link to Resource: https://guides.library.ubc.ca/climate/ubclibrary

Web-based Resources
UBC Library

 This series showcases brief, 1-minute videos featuring EOAS graduate students and faculty debunking widespread misconceptions about Earth's climate.

Keywords: Weather, Climate Models, Climate Change
Link to Resource: https://www.eoas.ubc.ca/climate-crisis/eoas-climate-myth-busters-video-s...

Multi-media (Videos, Podcasts)
2023
UBC EOAS

The climate crisis colloquia series, running from January 13th to February 17th, 2022, is a series of talks exploring the intersections between earth science and a society-spanning response to the climate crisis.  

Keywords: Climate Change, Energy, Society
Link to Resource: https://www.eoas.ubc.ca/climate-crisis/eoas-climate-colloquia

Multi-media (Videos, Podcasts)
2022
UBC EOAS

Discover the climate resources curated by the EOAS Climate Emergency Committee, including the EOAS Carbon Offset Short Guide, sustainable travel guidance, one-stop climate science resources, and skills to navigate through climate anxiety.

Keywords: Climate Science, Climate Anxiety, Sustainabile Travel
Link to Resource: https://www.eoas.ubc.ca/climate-crisis/climate-resources

Web-based Resources

Course instructors are encouraged to use this website to connect and collaborate with CTC climate experts from across the UBC campus who can share their unique expertise with the instructor’s students as guest lecturers.

Keywords: Education, Climate Change, Climate Justice  
Link to Resource: https://ubcclimatehub.ca/project/climate-teaching-connector/

Web-based Resources
2021
UBC Climate Hub

This resource is for everyone looking to creat space to talk about climate change, as well as
anyone interested in bringing climate justice, trauma-informed pedagogy or a resilience lens
into their network or practice.

Keywords: Climate Grief, Wellbeing, Education
Link to Resource: https://ubcclimatehub.ca/project/climate-doom-to-messy-hope-climate-heal...

Toolkits and Guides
2022
UBC Climate Hub

Here, faculty members will find tools to help support student wellbeing in learning environments.

Keywords: Wellbeing, Student Support, Student Motivation
Link to Resource: https://wellbeing.ubc.ca/tools-and-resources/teaching-learning-resources

Web-based Resources
UBC Wellbeing

This paper reports on a second set of engagement processes focused on developing the first stage of EESD degree-level learning outcomes that, in turn, aim to guide course redevelopment within the engineering programs

Keywords: Education, Engineering,  
Link to Resource: https://open.library.ubc.ca/soa/cIRcle/collections/52657/items/1.0064739

Journal Article
2015
Danielle Salvatore, Naoko Ellis, Susan Nesbit, and Peter Ostafichuk

The aim of this project is to develop an interactive online textbook with open educational resources (OER) for teaching geomatics across UBC faculties. Existing OER geomatics textbooks are flat: they lack interactive examples, tools, and case studies that make cutting-edge geomatics so engaging.

Keywords: Interactive Education, Geomatics,  
Link to Resource: https://eml.ubc.ca/projects/oer-geomatics/

Textbook/Books/Reports
2022
OER Geomatics

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