Shared on Aug 17, 2012 by UBC “We have the chance, which doesn’t come very often in human history, to make this fundamental change.” The University of British Columbia is exploring and exemplifying new ways of addressing sustainability. Students, leadership and the UBC campus as a living laboratory are key. Watch the video.
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UBC (Vancouver) – The Westland television series was produced and hosted from 1984 to 2007 by Mike Halleran and broadcast on the Knowledge Network in British Columbia. The content of the show covers a broad range of environmental issues of importance to the province as well as more generally including forestry practices, wildlife conservation and human impact [...]
Planting Peace: Two-Part Evening Event featuring Dr. Will Tuttle, author of World Peace Diet.
WWF‐Canada is encouraging Canadians to vote for their favourite, most inspiring city for climate action and sustainability in WWF’s Earth Hour City Challenge. Three Canadians cities – all in British Columbia ‐ are among the 17 cities in 6 countries around the world competing for The People’s Choice Award. Vancouver, Colwood and Surrey are the [...]
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The Okanagan Nation Alliance has released a new report, deeming the National Park in South Okanagan Lower Similkameen as feasible to move ahead to the next phase of negotiations.