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December 18, 2107 The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) called for action on improved nutrient use and manure management towards sustainable and resilient agricultural systems. To support decision-making with evidence also in this area, the Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership […]

David Boyd, IRES Associate Professor, in the news

David Boyd, IRES Associate Professor, in the news

David Boyd, an Associate Professor at IRES on Law, Policy and Sustainability, has been in several recent news articles around Vancouver on the the needs for nature to have legal rights in Canada. You can find the articles in the links below. Metro News: Vancouver Sun: The Star: Time colonist: Bio […]

Species at Risk in the NWT

December 14 2017   About the Job Department Information Environment and Natural Resources actively collaborates to protect, manage and restore ecosystem health, promote environmental stewardship and support the wise use of natural resources for the benefit of ecosystems, which include the people of the Northwest Territories.   Job Information This position is located in Yellowknife […]

UN Careers: Individual contractor to support the assessment and review process for the Nagoya Protocol

December 14 2017 To collate, analyse and synthesize information for the first assessment and review of the effectiveness of the Protocol for the Compliance Committee under the Nagoya Protocol, the Subsidiary Body on Implementation and COP-MOP 3. Work Location Montreal Expected duration Five (5) months. Duties and Responsibilities Organizational setting Deadline:18 December 2017 The United […]

2018 PICS Internship funding call open for proposals

December 14 2017 2018- PICS Internship program call for proposals The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) produces knowledge that is actively used by decision makers to develop effective mitigation and adaptation policies and actions. Every year PICS supports the hiring of university students to work on projects relevant to our vision, mandate and objectives. […]

Master of Food and Resource Economics, UBC

December 14 2017   Interested in Food and Resource Economics? Want to pursue graduate studies? Did you consider the Master of Food and Resource Economics (MFRE) from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC?     What is MFRE? MFRE is a unique one-year professional masters program combining economics, policy and business as viewed from an agriculture, food, […]

Asst/Assoc Professor for the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, Brock University

December 14 2017 The Environmental Sustainability Research Centre at Brock University in Niagara, Ontario, Canada is hiring at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to begin July 1, 2018.   The Environmental Sustainability Research Centre is a transdisciplinary unit at Brock ( It offers an undergraduate program in environmental sustainability ( and the Sustainability Science […]

Climate Change Policy Analyst position at Metro Vancouver

December 14 2017 Policy Analyst ________________________________ Position Information Location: Vancouver   Department: Parks, Planning & Environment Competition #: T10105 Closing Date: 12/21/17 Employment Duration: Regular Full Time ~ Join us in our commitment to provide services and solutions to one of the world’s most livable regions.  We deliver service excellence in the areas of regional growth […]

IRES welcomes two Visiting Professors – Bradley Eyre and Chris Barrington-Leigh!

IRES welcomes two Visiting Professors – Bradley Eyre and Chris Barrington-Leigh!

IRES would like to announce that we will have two visiting professors with us! Bradley Eyre Professor Bradley Eyre is a biogeochemist and the foundation Director of the Centre for Coastal Biogeochemistry at Southern Cross University, Australia. His publications include topics such as whole ecosystem carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus budgets, net ecosystem metabolism estimates, benthic […]

Ada Smith (RES MA) recipient of the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship!

Ada Smith (RES MA) recipient of the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship!

Congratulations to Ada Smith being one of the two recipients for the 2017 Elizabeth Henry Scholarship! On behalf of the Fraser Basin Council and the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Committee, we are excited to announce that the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health 2017 recipients are Ada Smith and Kim-Ly Thompson. Here is what Ada had to […]