UBC In The News
UBC scientists discover entirely new branch on the tree of life — and they are likely to ‘nibble’
A study led by botany professor Dr. Patrick Keeling found that there’s a new branch on the tree of life and it’s made up of predators that nibble their prey to death.
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Biodiversity: 'Magical marine species' pushed toward extinction
Marine biologist Dr. Amanda Vincent (Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries) said the latest extinction list should shock us and engage us for urgent action.
A brief history of silent protests
Asian studies professor Dr. Christopher Rea gave comments on China’s blank paper protests.
Labradors napping together melts hearts: 'the cutest bond'
Psychology professor emeritus Dr. Stanley Coren was quoted about how dogs will attempt to establish a good-natured relationship unless they receive hostile signals.
Unearthing the original Mediterranean diet
Dr. Daniel Pauly (Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries; Sea Around Us) discussed the actual condition of the Mediterranean Sea with respect to the historical baseline.
Poilievre’s pasta politics are flawed
Dr. James Vercammen (Sauder School of Business; faculty of land and food systems) discussed the Conservative party leader’s commentary of pasta inflation.
Has B.C. turned a new leaf around protecting biodiversity?
Sociology professor Dr. David Tindall commented on the shift in the B.C. NDP’s tone on climate and the environment.
Planning a holiday feast? Be prepared for the sticker shock, experts say
Land and food systems professor Dr. Matias Margulis (school of public policy and global affairs) discussed the cause of dairy price increase.
What Canadian travellers need to know about the new sex law in this popular destination
History professor Dr. John Roosa and adjunct professor John Korenic (Sauder School of Business) discussed what travellers need to know about the new laws in Indonesia.
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Indigenous cultures hold the keys to sustaining our planet. At COP15, will we finally be listening?
Anthropology professor Dr. Wade Davis co-wrote about the need to listen to Indigenous peoples to sustain our planet and preserve its biodiversity.
Globe and Mail
Here’s why an increase in Canada’s carbon pricing can actually put money in your pocket
Dr. Werner Antweiler (Sauder School of Business) argued that nearly all the money collected through federal carbon pricing finds its way back to households and businesses and helps us shift to a greener society.
The likely constitutional fly in Alberta's Sovereignty Act ointment
PhD student Mark Mancini (Peter A. Allard School of Law) co-wrote about why Alberta’s proposed Sovereignty Act makes judicial review of ministerial orders difficult.
Museum of Anthropology at UBC closing for seismic upgrades
UBC’s Museum of Anthropology will be temporarily closed in 2023 for seismic upgrades.
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