UBC-led study suggests that Indigenous-managed lands may play a critical role in helping species survive. The study is the first to compare biodiversity and land management on such a broad geographic scale.
A new cricket bat designed at UBC could put a high-performing bat into the hands of more youth and ultimately bring even more people into the sport.
This is the first evidence of the tremendous genetic variation that can accumulate in some of our tallest trees.
A new study has found that people with higher incomes and more education tend to have greater access to urban green spaces than their less privileged neighbours.
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In a world that is rapidly changing, conventional interventions in forestry and conservation may not be sufficient to conserve species of interest, and/or to maintain productive forests. Thus, some scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers have called for novel interventions such as the assisted migration of trees.
Parents of millennials still living at home aren’t the only ones with children that refuse to leave. Now, new UBC research on a desert-dwelling African bird is yielding some answers. Martha Nelson-Flower, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC Faculty of Forestry, studied the behaviour of wild southern pied babblers, which live in family groups of up to 14 in the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.
When it comes to climate change, UBC Forestry Prof. Stephen Sheppard and SALA Adjunct Prof. David Flanders know that pictures speak louder than words. The Decision Theatre at UBC’s Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP) uses computer-generated visualizations, grounded in scientific data, to help communities and policymakers understand the local impacts of climate change and […]