Zoom Event – Settler Ecologies: The Nature Conservation Regime in Palestine-Israel

Irus Braverman will discuss her latest book, Settling Nature: The Conservation Regime in Palestine-Israel (2023, University of Minnesota Press).

Geomatics career conversations – Panel and small group discussions, hear directly from GIS professionals | Register before January 19th

Masters of Geomatics for Environmental Management invites you to a panel discussion followed by small-group conversations. Hear directly from GIS professionals as they share advice on building a career in Geomatics. Then, meet and chat with the experts about career-building, networking, and the geomatics working world. All graduate students are welcome. Coffee, tea, and light refreshments will be provided.

Labour organizing and climate justice: intersections, challenges, and political opportunities panel | IRES co-sponsored event | March 12, 5-6:30 PM | CIRS, BC Hydro Theatre (1st floor)

This panel will address two entwined questions: What can the climate movement learn from contemporary and historic labour strategy for building durable power? And, how can the climate and labour movements mutually strengthen one another?

Toolkit launch: Ethical data governance for agriculture | Thursday, March 28, 2024

How do we benefit from the power of big data in agriculture while protecting data ownership and farmer privacy? On March 28th at 9am, join a Zoom session to learn about a new toolkit that answers this question! Project research group: Dr. Sarah-Louise Ruder, Dr. Hannah Wittman, Shauna MacKinnon, Dr. Kelly Bronson, Dr. Dana James, Dr. John Janmaat, Zoé Mangin, Jonathon McIntyre, Dr. Isabelle Piot-Lepetit, Gregory Rekken, and Dr. Sean Smukler Project assistant: Catalina Garcia

Dr. David Boyd & UBC Scholars Talk about the Wrongfully Convicted and Imprisoned Niloufar Bayani

Please attend a talk by Dr. David Boyd & UBC Scholars at Risk students to learn about Niloufar Bayani, an Iranian wildlife conservationist who was wrongfully convicted and is currently imprisoned.

Interdisciplinary biannual North American conference (NACCB) | Society for Conservation Biology | UBC | June 24-28, 2024 (Early bird rates until April 12)

The Society for Conservation Biology is holding their interdisciplinary biannual North American conference (NACCB) at UBC June 24-28, 2024. It will be a dynamic program with science, art, and nature-based activities.

September 19, 2024: IRES Seminar with Yoonchung Chin

What are the biggest challenges to overcome in order to decarbonize heavy industry? What technological innovation can be adopted and how? What are the policy implications and priorities to consider?

October 10, 2024: IRES Student Seminar with Alberto Campos

Two of our students will be presenting their research: Alberto Campos and another student, TBA!