UBC In The News

In Quebec, the clash over caribou heats up

New UBCO research led by postdoctoral fellow Dr. Clayton Lamb (UBCO Irving K. Barber faculty of science) showed that Indigenous-led conservation efforts have resulted in a strong comeback for the Klinse-Za caribou.
New York Times (subscription)

Midwife puts focus on Black maternal health

Today.com mentioned a UBC medicine study which found that greater integration of midwives in maternity care was associated with improved outcomes for mothers and babies.

Wastewater now 'one of our only reliable tools' to detect COVID-19 prevalence

CTV highlighted COVID-19 wastewater data from the Vancouver region that was compiled in collaboration with UBC researchers.

Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by nine per cent during first year of pandemic

Political science professor Dr. Kathryn Harrison discussed Canada’s latest greenhouse gas emissions data.
Globe and Mail

Should youth addicted to drugs be forced into care? Family, advocates divided

Social work professor Dr. Grant Charles discussed the use of secure care across Canada.
Canadian Press via The Province

B.C. communities struck by wildfires and floods brace for spring thaw

Adjunct professor Dr. Matthias Jakob (department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences) gave comments on addressing the effects of climate change in B.C.’s Interior.
Canadian Press via North Shore NewsTri-City News

Mayor responds after Poilievre slams Vancouver City Hall for housing woes

Dr. Thomas Davidoff (UBC Sauder School of Business) gave comments on Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre’s claim that city “gatekeepers” are causing Vancouver housing prices to soar.
Daily Hive

4 solutions for trees and forests threatened by a hotter world

Forestry professor Dr. Sally Aitken gave comments on how we can help forests migrate to beat the heat.
National Geographic

Species on the move: 4 ways conservation can adapt in an era of climate change

UBC professor Dr. Philippe Le Billon (school of public policy and global affairs; department of geography) co-wrote about alternate approaches to conservation in an era of climate change.
The Conversation via Toronto Star

Food insecurity and hunger aren't caused by over-population

School of public policy and global affairs senior fellow Dr. Gisèle Yasmeen discussed why inequity and armed conflict play a larger role in food insecurity.
The Conversation via The TyeeInnisfilToday.ca

UBC scientist aboard Russian research ship navigated uncertainty amid Ukraine invasion

Dr. Evgeny Pakhomov (department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences; Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries) shared his experience on board a Russian research ship amidst the Russo-Ukrainian War.
CBC Quirks and QuarksGlobe and Mail

B.C. climate scientists, composers score music to warn of planet's deadly potential

UBC music student and composer Ben Ledocohwski and department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences professor Dr. Rachel White and graduate student Ruth Moore discussed how they used music to talk about climate change.
Glacier Media via Vancouver is AwesomeDelta OptimistPique NewsmagazineNorth Shore News