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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Harvest organic veggies in Delta. Tools, equipment and refreshments provided. All welcome. Event is on, rain or shine.
invasive plant removal. tools, equipment and refreshments provided. Event is on rain or shine.
Remove ivy at Capilano Regional Park. Tools, equipment and refreshments provided. All welcome. Event is on, rain or shine.
Remove invasive plants. Event is on rain or shine. Tools, equipment and refreshments provided. All welcome!
The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions is pleased to support this lecture which is part of the Friesen Conference Program organized by the SFU Gerontology Research Centre. The guest speaker for this free public lecture is Dr. Carlos Corvalan, Senior Advisor on Risk Assessment and Global Environmental Change from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).
An evening of performances in celebration of art for social change, with all proceeds going towards innovative sustainability projects in Guatemala.
Finally, a new 11,000 square-foot child-care centre SFU Community Trust plans to develop stands to be the first ‘Living Building’ in Metro Vancouver, meaning its operations could be largely self-sustaining and carbon-neutral. Designed by Vancouver’s Hughes Condon Marler Architects, the project could prove the local feasibility of the concept, introduced just last year by the [...]