Against the wishes of First Nations, the British Columbia government has opened the Sacred Headwaters to industrial development.
A new report from the City of Vancouver and UBC recommends “unlocking economic potential” with a rail-based rapid transit system to serve the rapidly growing region.
Shared by UBC on Feb 28, 2012 Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, hosted by Common Energy UBC, Oxfam UBC, and the UBC Commerce Undergraduate Society’s Sustainability Committee. “Chew On This,” is a week-long series of lectures, panel discussions, and workshops. A diverse group of panelists will share their research and thoughts on the topic…
(Le texte français suit) Call for Papers: Beyond the Culture of Nature: Rethinking Canadian and Environmental Studies Location: The University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus (http://www.canadianstudies.ubc.ca/) Date: 29-30 September, 2012 Canadian and Environmental Studies are two fields in transformation. Initiated in part as emancipatory projects in the 1970s, seeking to define subjects and articulate their […]
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC has a summer full of events planned for everyone of all ages. The summer season kicks off on May 22 with a festival celebrating the International Day of Biological Diversity with this year’s theme of forests.