2017

November 22 2017– Research Seminar with Dr. Andrea Suárez Serrano, Mesoamerican Center for Sustainable Development in the Tropical Dry Forest, National University of Costa Rica

November 22 2017– Research Seminar with Dr. Andrea Suárez Serrano, Mesoamerican Center for Sustainable Development in the Tropical Dry Forest, National University of Costa Rica

Please join us on November 22 for a research seminar with Dr. Andrea Suárez Serrano, Research Director of the Mesoamerican Center for Sustainable Development in the Tropical Dry Forest (CEMEDE) at the National University of Costa Rica.   Dr. Suárez Serrano will talk about current research projects developed by CEMEDE and by the Water Resources […]

November 25, 2017-25th Annual B.C. MARINE MAMMAL SYMPOSIUM

November 25, 2017-25th Annual B.C. MARINE MAMMAL SYMPOSIUM

25th Annual B.C. MARINE MAMMAL SYMPOSIUM Saturday, November 25, 2017 – 9:30am – 5:00pm Ground Floor, AERL, 2202 Main Mall, UBC   Join us for presentations as well as discussion on issues that concern us all. This meeting is open to students, researchers, educators, businesses and others involved with marine mammals. Anyone in one or […]

November 17 2017 IOF Seminar: Trends and future priorities for market-based marine conservation initiatives

November 17 2017 IOF Seminar: Trends and future priorities for market-based marine conservation initiatives

Trends and future priorities for market-based marine conservation initiatives Dr. Dalal Al-Abdulrazzak Ocean Wise Seafood Specialist Honorary Research Associate, IOF   Friday, November 17, 2017 11:00 am AERL Theatre (120)   This year marks the 20th anniversary of the sustainable seafood movement. A number of NGOs, businesses, and producers have put considerable effort into educating […]

November 17, 2017:  3E+ Evaluation of REDD+: Findings from a pan-tropical sample of pilots

November 17, 2017: 3E+ Evaluation of REDD+: Findings from a pan-tropical sample of pilots

November 8 2017 3E+ Evaluation of REDD+: Findings from a pan-tropical sample of pilots   Abstract: REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) is expected to play an important role in climate change mitigation. It is also expected to generate co-benefits that help meet the sustainable development goals. This presents design challenges for REDD+, […]

November 7th and November 9th 2017: Two joint UBC and Vancouver Aquarium events

November 7th and November 9th 2017: Two joint UBC and Vancouver Aquarium events

Charting a Sustainable Course: Making Sustainable Choices |Panel Discussion When: Tuesday 7th November | 7pm (doors 6.30pm)   What?  Join the Vancouver Aquarium and OceanCanada@UBC for an engaging discussion with four leading experts. Learn how you can make sustainable choices to protect our oceans from overfishing and other harmful practices. Will be followed by a […]

November 21-24 2017: Building SustainABLE Communities conference on Kelowna

November 21-24 2017: Building SustainABLE Communities conference on Kelowna

The Foundation hosts a fantastic conference every 3 years called Building Sustainable Communities conference being held in Kelowna, November 21-24. Click on the website for the full agenda and schedule – https://freshoutlookfoundation.org. This conference attracts fantastic speakers and participants, and is an amazing opportunity for students to network among scientists, decision makers, and stakeholders from Western […]

September 27 2018 Seminar: Can environmental regulation make extractive industries more innovative?- with Professor John Steen

September 27 2018 Seminar: Can environmental regulation make extractive industries more innovative?- with Professor John Steen

Join us for a Policy@UBC and CIRDI seminar series event next Wednesday at 12:30 pm in our Caseroom. Please feel free to forward to your networks. Can environmental regulation make extractive industries more innovative?  with John Steen, Associate Professor in Strategy at the University of Queensland Business School in Brisbane Industry leaders often identify environmental […]

September 22 2017: CFREE Seminar and Fireside Chat

September 22 2017: CFREE Seminar and Fireside Chat

Centre for Food, Resource and Environmental Economics (CFREE) from LFS is holding a Seminar Series   Speaker: Christian Langpap Topic: Private Provision of Public Goods: Evidence from The Effect of Environmental Groups on Water Quality. Click here for Private Provisions PDF Date/Time: Friday, September 22, 2017,  9:30am – 11am Venue: MacMillan (MCML) 256 More Details on event   There […]

IOF Seminar: September 22, 2017 Turning national commitments into conservation action for seahorses.

IOF Seminar: September 22, 2017
Turning national commitments into conservation action for seahorses.

Friday, September 22, 2017 11:00 am AERL 120, 2202 Main Mall, UBC Seahorses have generated many exciting conservation changes for seahorses and other ocean life – the most important being the emergence of a new tool for regulating global exports of marine fishes. All seahorse species are listed on Appendix II of The Convention on […]

October 25 2017: Royal City Green City: City of New Westminster ESAP- Kai Chan as a speaker!

October 25 2017: Royal City Green City: City of New Westminster ESAP- Kai Chan as a speaker!

Click for link of poster for list of speakers and more information The Royal City Green City is holding an event of speakers and sharing ideas for the city of New Westminster’s Enviornmental Stragety and Action plan. Limited spots, reserve your seat at rcgc.eventbrite.ca At Anvil Centre Theatre, OCt 25 2017 Doors 6:30pm Starts 7pm […]