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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Nature Conservancy of Canada reports two pairs of Western Bluebirds are making their home Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve for the first time since the species disappeared from the in the 1990s.
People from every corner of Vancouver Island and southern BC are converging in Comox, as the National Energy Board Joint Review Panel for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project holds public hearings.
Local residents and environmental watchdogs alarmed over road construction in a Wildlife Habitat Area that is meant to provide habitat for the critically endangered spotted owl near BC’s Chilliwack Lake.
BuiltSpace Technologies Corporation, a BC-based company that uses collaborative and mobile technologies to improve the sustainability of buildings, has just launched their highly anticipated building community management system.
A poll released today by BC environmental groups shows that almost 75 percent of British Columbians are worried about foreign investment in Canadian natural resources, while showing that only a small minority of BC residents (15 percent) are concerned about charitable funding provided by US philanthropic foundations to Canadian environmental groups.
The National Energy Board approved an increase in tanker traffic in Burrard Inlet by 25,000 barrels a day.
Vancouver – After more than 12,000 people surrounded the White House to protest the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, activists on the other side of North America are making it known that tar sands pipelines will also meet fierce opposition here. “We’re inspired to see the massive opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline in Washington, [...]