Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: University of British Columbia

New Scholarship for Environmental Studies

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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...