Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: University of British Columbia

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...

Challenge Launched to Address Freshwater Issues in B.C.

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Stakeholders interested in freshwater management issues in British Columbia will be interested to know about a new initiative launched on October 29, 2019. Students,...

UBC Study Compares LID Implementation Across Canada

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In a recent study, researchers at UBC Okanagan’s Life Cycle Management Laboratory compared how different jurisdictions are handling LID implementation. The researchers found that...
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