Biodiversity Research Centre
Media Release | March 21, 2017
New research supports the creation of more marine reserves in the world’s oceans because, the authors say, fish can evolve to be more cautious and stay away from fishing nets.
Media Release | March 10, 2014
Climate change may test lizards’ famous ability to tolerate the heat, making habitat protection vital, according to a new study by UBC and international biodiversity experts.
Media Release | July 18, 2012
Two species of single-cell parasites have co-opted “ready-made” genes from their hosts that in turn help them exploit their hosts, according to a new study by University of British Columbia and University of Ottawa researchers.
Media Release | June 6, 2012
The loss of biological diversity is increasingly threatening the planet’s ability to provide humans with life’s essentials: food, water, fodder, fertile soils, and protection from pests and disease, according to a sweeping review of 20 years of research by an international team of ecologists, including biologists from the University of British Columbia.