2020

IOF Seminar: “Warming waters, climate history, and adaptation”

IOF Seminar: “Warming waters, climate history, and adaptation”

Warming waters, climate history, and adaptation: Lessons from Maine’s lobster fishery Friday, October 23, 2020 | 11:00am – 12 noon Maine’s lobster fishery is the most valuable in the United States, and is the economic and cultural heart of the Maine coast. Lobster populations have been stable and increasing over decades, but warming waters associated […]

WFC Youth:Present Launch Event

WFC Youth:Present Launch Event

Youth:Present Launch Event – The New Youth Forum of the World Future Council The time has come! The World Future Council invites you to our Launch Event on 21 October 2020, at 4pm CET. Youth:Present will amplify the voices of young people from different parts of the world because we believe that their varied experiences […]

Canadian Undergraduate Policy Competition (CUPC)

Canadian Undergraduate Policy Competition (CUPC)

Canadian Undergraduate Policy Competition 2020 The Canadian Undergraduate Policy Competition (CUPC) is a national conference where undergraduate student teams work together to develop policy-based solutions to some of the most pressing issues in Canada that could realistically be implemented in society. Open to students in any discipline and from any school across Canada, this competition […]

BCCIC: Climate Change and Action Webinar Series

BCCIC: Climate Change and Action Webinar Series

BCCIC: Climate Change and Action Webinar Series How do we tackle climate change? It is a loaded question that often has no simple answer(s). The anthropogenic climate crisis is the defining issue of the 21st century. BC Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) is hosting a webinar series titled “Climate Change and Action” to articulate the […]

IOF Seminar: “Projected impacts of anthropogenic climate change on the California Current pelagic ecosystem”

IOF Seminar: “Projected impacts of anthropogenic climate change on the California Current pelagic ecosystem”

Projected impacts of anthropogenic climate change on the California Current pelagic ecosystem Friday, October 16, 2020 | 11:00am – 12 noon Close relationships among physical and biological conditions in the California Current encourage efforts to better understand climate impacts on ecosystem structure and marine fisheries. The upwelling of nutrient-rich waters into the euphotic zone supports […]

The Climate Emergency: A GIER Webinar

The Climate Emergency: A GIER Webinar

The Climate Emergency: A GIER Webinar When: Thursday, October 15, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT The Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER) is pleased to invite you to the webinar “The Climate Emergency”, which will take place on Thursday, October 15th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm EDT. Our panelists will be Chantal Bilodeau, Founder & Artistic Director, […]

IOF Seminar: “Ocean Extremes”

IOF Seminar: “Ocean Extremes”

Ocean extremes: From marine heatwaves to compound events Friday, October 9, 2020 | 11:00am – 12 noon Extreme events, i.e., periods of normally rare situations when a system is far outside its norms, are well known to severely impact organisms and entire ecosystems on land. Yet, in comparison, our understanding of the hazards of such […]

Colloquium with Rob Jackson: Restoring the Atmosphere

Colloquium with Rob Jackson: Restoring the Atmosphere

Colloquium with Rob Jackson: Restoring the Atmosphere The Geography Colloquium Committee would like to invite you to attend a colloquium. Speaker: Dr. Rob Jackson, Department of Earth System Science, Stanford University Title: Restoring the Atmosphere Date/Time: Tuesday, October 6, 12:30 – 2:00 pm Join Zoom Meeting: https://ubc.zoom.us/j/67497044535?pwd=aVIxNGRSTU85V2gyZklNTHczMWNEZz09

IOF Seminar: “Two-Eyed Seeing”

IOF Seminar: “Two-Eyed Seeing”

“Two-Eyed Seeing” – An Indigenous framework to transform fisheries research and management Friday, October 2, 2020 | 11:00am – 12 noon Increasingly, fisheries researchers and managers seek or are compelled to “bridge” Indigenous knowledge systems with Western scientific approaches to understanding and governing fisheries. Here, we will move beyond the all-too-common narrative about integrating or […]

CCEL’s Communities of Care Speaker Series

CCEL’s Communities of Care Speaker Series

Join CCEL for the Communities of Care Learning Circles! This Fall, the Centre for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) will be hosting the Communities of Care Speaker Series, which highlights ongoing mutual aid and community building efforts that have taken place since the beginning of the pandemic. Join us to hear from organizers, experts, and advocates as […]