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Tag: University of British Columbia

Innovation Funds for Cleantech Development at UBC

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The University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus (UBCO) is receiving $1.9 million to develop an innovation hub that will promote clean technologies that convert...

Mapping the Most Critical Spots for Conservation in Canada

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To stop biodiversity loss, the Canadian government recently committed to protecting 30 per cent of its land and sea by 2030. But making conservation...

UBC Develops Renewable Resources for COVID-19 Recovery

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The University of British Columbia (UBC) BioProducts Institute is working to ensure that the response to the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t derail sustainability goals. As part...

New Scholarship for Environmental Studies

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Canon Canada Inc. has partnered with York University and the University of British Columbia (UBC) to reward academic achievement and innovative environmental ideas. The Canon...

UBC Energy-Efficiency Initiative Receives a Boost

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The University of British Columbia (UBC), which has a commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 through climate-action initiatives such as its District Waste...

Canadian Universities Sign Charter to Tackle Climate Change

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The University of Toronto and more than a dozen Canadian universities have signed a landmark charter that aims to tackle climate change through a...

Canadian Seahorse Expert Earns Prestigious Conservation Award

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Amanda Vincent was recently announced as the 2020 winner of the world's leading award for animal conservation. Vincent is a preeminent authority on seahorse...

Virtual Aqua Forum Celebrates BC AquaHacking Challenge Winners

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The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and partner Aqua Forum moved ahead with the British Columbia 2020 AquaHacking Challenge Semi-Final on March 21, 2020. Organizers transitioned...

Monitoring Biodiverse Habitat Health to Provide Better Conservation

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A study was recently published in the Canadian Journal of Zoology that addresses habitat loss threatening the extinction of an ever-growing number of species....

New Zero-Emission Housing for Students in B.C.

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The University of British Columbia’s (UBC) campus on the edge of the Okanagan valley is energy-efficient housing for students. The developers say this student...
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