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Fish will have to find new habitats or perish if global warming is left unchecked

Climate change is forcing fish out of their current habitats and into cooler waters and many more species will soon be affected if climate goals are not met, say scientists.

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Business, Law and Society

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Transit plebiscite: Where do we go from here?

Metro Vancouver’s plebiscite on transit funding has resulted in 62 per cent of voters saying “no” to a sales tax hike.

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Arts and Humanities

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“Window on a lost world”: rediscovered papyri at UBC shed light on ancient Egypt

A reminder for a dinner invitation and a touching letter from a young man to his mother offer a rare glimpse of daily life in ancient Egypt, thanks to a recent rediscovery at UBC Library.

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Science, Health and Technology

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Single-celled predator evolves tiny, human-like ‘eye’

A single-celled marine plankton evolved a miniature version of a multi-cellular eye, possibly to help see its prey better, according to University of British Columbia (UBC) research published today in Nature.

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University News

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Greece debt crisis: UBC experts available for comment

UBC experts are available for commentary on the increasingly tense Greece debt crisis.

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Transit plebiscite: Where do we go from here?

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Metro Vancouver’s plebiscite on transit funding has resulted in 62 per cent of voters saying “no” to a sales tax hike.

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Freshwater and ocean acidification stunts growth of developing pink salmon

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Pink salmon that begin life in freshwater with high concentrations of carbon dioxide, which causes acidification, are smaller and may be less likely to survive, according to a new study from UBC.

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UBC experts available to comment on forest fires, drought, air quality

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UBC experts are available to comment on a variety of issues related to hot weather, including droughts, wildfires and heat waves.

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Opinions

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Demands on nurses continue to grow For the first time in almost 20 years, the number of nurses in Canada is on the decline and Suzanne Campbell, director of UBC’s School of Nursing, says it is cause for concern. Read more..

Expert Spotlight

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For dudes, by DUDES

The DUDES Club creates a safe, supportive place for men to talk about health, both physical and mental.

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UBC Athletics

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Former Major Leaguer Chris Pritchett named head coach of UBC baseball

The UBC Thunderbirds’ new baseball head coach replaces the only man who has patrolled the T-Bird dugout since the program was resurrected in 1997.

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Feature Video

Why reducing your middle matters

What is the most important thing to know about obesity and cancer? Dr. Murphy explains maintaining a healthy body weight throughout life is key.

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UBC Events

Settling the Language exhibition
  • Mon Jul 6 2015, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

  • Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

Featuring items from the H. Rocke Robertson Collection of Dictionaries and other materials at RBSC, the exhibit celebrates the many forms of dictionaries.