UBC In The News
Here’s how Vancouver rain gardens are giving salmon a boost
A study co-authored by Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability and civil engineering researchers found that specially designed gardens could reduce the amount of a toxic car tire chemical entering our waterways by more than 90 per cent.
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Its patients are ‘literally a captive market.’ Is this California health care giant failing them?
Nursing professor Dr. Emily Jenkins commented on a Californian health care company that specializes in providing service for jails.
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
Is climate change as dangerous as doomists make it out to be?
Geography professor Dr. Simon Donner discussed how doomsayers talk about climate change.
Climate change is increasing risk of ticks, Lyme disease: B.C. expert
Clinical professor Dr. Muhammad Morshed discussed how climate change is increasing the prevalence of tick-borne illnesses in Canada.
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Scientists level new critiques of Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s scientific rigor
Dr. Gideon Mordecai (Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries) said Fisheries and Oceans Canada has a legal duty to protect and conserve fish for Canada and that duty is not being met.
Jeannette Armstrong, trailblazer in literature and language, appointed to Order of Canada
UBCO Indigenous studies professor Dr. Jeannette Armstrong was appointed to the Order of Canada.
Vancouver man wins award for work aimed at improving air quality
Dr. Kevin Kung, a postdoctoral researcher at the biomass and bioenergy research group at UBC’s chemical and biological engineering department, was a recipient of the Mitacs Environmental Entrepreneur Award.
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