Researchers and policy-makers often assume that public preferences for climate change adaptation are positive and stable compared to those of mitigation. However, public judgments about adaptation in natural resource sectors (like forestry) require that people make difficult, value-laden and uncertain trade-offs across complex social-ecological systems.
Two UBC Forestry professors have joined forces with a research team working to de-escalate the impact of wildfires caused by climate change.
UBC Forestry – A Major Contributor to New Cambridge University Press Book on Sustainable Development
Our faculty members were among the international researchers contributing to a Cambridge University Press book on sustainable development.
Forest & Conservation Sciences professor, Dr Scott Hinch, received the Award of Excellence from the American Fisheries Society (AFS).
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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