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Sierra Leone bans industrial fishing for a month

France 24 mentioned a 2017 survey by the Sea Around Us project at UBC in an article about fishing in Sierra Leone.

A lost Vienna emerges in Hanne Wassermann’s archive

The Vancouver Sun spoke to Katherine Kalsbeek, head of UBC’s rare books and special collections about the acquisition of the archive of Hanne Wassermann Walker. The article also appeared in The […]

New Canada Food Guide meal resonates best in B.C., not so much elsewhere

The Vancouver Sun mentioned a UBC study in an article about the newly released Food Guide. Researchers at UBC found that fruit and vegetable consumption among Canadians has declined. The […]

UBC’s water use, emissions plummet as sustainability solutions take hold

The Vancouver Sun reported that while there are 24,000 more students at UBC than 20 years ago, water consumption on the campus has been reduced by 50 per cent. David […]

Oral contraceptives: What do we know about the effects on the brain?

The Globe and Mail mentioned current research at UBC which is looking at the role of sex hormones in teenage girls.

Victoria’s prestigious Brown Cup: More than a rowing race

CTV News reported on the Brown Cup, a rowing race between UBC and UVic.

How honeybees can help track pollution in cities

Canadian Geographic published an article about research from UBC which found that honey from urban beehives can indicate pollution levels. Kate Smith, a PhD student at the department of earth, […]