June 12, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, the need for green spaces and sustainable urban ecosystems becomes crucial. Explore how urban forestry professionals work to protect and maintain urban parks, natural areas, and tree canopies in the face of climate change and land-use challenges.
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Our internet addiction is destroying our ability to combat the climate crisis: An Earth Day Q&A with Hamish van der Ven
April 19, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
The internet is firmly embedded in human life, but we need to consider its rising physical and non-physical costs to the environment and our ability to address climate change. That’s according to Dr. Hamish van der Ven, assistant professor in the UBC Department of Wood Science, whose lab investigates how technology impacts the great sustainability […]
Faculty of Forestry Co-Leading UBC Research Excellence Cluster – Climate Change Health Effects, Adaptation and ResiLience Network (HEAL)
March 14, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Assistant Professor Lorien Nesbitt is co-leading the Climate Change Health Effects, Adaptation and ResiLience (HEAL) network, one of 40 university-wide research excellence clusters that recently received funding under UBC’s Research Excellence Clusters Initiative.
January 14, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry would like to congratulate Dr. Peter Arcese for winning the 2021 Elliott Coues Award from the American Ornithological Society (AOS). The Award honours researchers who have displayed innovative and outstanding contributions towards ornithological research.