May 11, 2020
BSCN – Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Vancouver BC This past winter I was working as a Outreach Intern with the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – BC Chapter. It has been extremely fulfilling being able to communicate conservation science and garner support for our campaigns to create more protected areas, and learn how the […]
Assistant Professor in Sustainable Business Management of Natural Resources (Deadline: August 31, 2020)
April 3, 2020
Applications are invited for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level (tenure-track) in Sustainable Business Management of Natural Resources in the Department of Wood Science, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia.
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December 6, 2019
BSCN – Pearson College UWC, Victoria, BC My work with UWC Pearson College is rewarding on many levels. My day involves a mix of outdoor guiding, kayak and canoe lessons, coordinating conservation-based events and planning discussions on social equity in the outdoors. Most of all, it is wonderful to be in a school environment where […]
June 5, 2017
Laura Vang Rasmussenm under the supervision of Jeanine Rhemtulla in the Landscapes and Livelihoods lab, will research the relation between agricultural intensification and expansion and dietary quality.
May 26, 2017
National network of scientists, engineers, social scientists and planners examines how Canada could act to limit global warming while remaining economically competitive Ottawa, May 26 2017 – According to a new report co-authored by 71 university researchers from all 10 provinces, decreased demand for fossil fuels over the coming decades could significantly reduce inward investment […]
February 15, 2017
Scott Hinch was awarded a NSERC Strategic grant totaling $590,000 for research into the effects of injury , pathogens, and climate warming on migration and spawning success of Pacific salmon that have escaped from fishing gear. Partner organizations include the Canadian Dept. Fisheries and Oceans, Pacific Salmon Commission, and Pacific Salmon Foundation.
February 14, 2017
An up-to-date synthesis of the state of knowledge on sustainable forest management from a variety of environmental, economic, social, cultural, and governance perspectives.
September 13, 2016
While Pokémon Go has helped to bring augmented reality to everyday life, UBC researchers are using similar technology to teach high school students about climate change.
December 2, 2014
In forest ecology fieldwork, our research comes to life around us. In the forests where we work, this happens to be in the form of skyscraper-tall trees draped in moss and fern over layers of green shrubby plants. As part of his MSc thesis, Ira Sutherland investigates the post-logging recovery of multiple ecosystem services (ie, the benefits that people derive from nature).