Ancient agricultural activity caused lasting environmental changes
Agricultural activity by humans more than 2,000 years ago had a more significant and lasting impact on the environment than previously thought.
Jun 13, 2018
Bayer-Monsanto deal requires good parenting: UBC expert
German drug and farm chemical maker Bayer says it will take over U.S. company Monsanto in a $66-billion deal, creating one of the world’s largest agri-tech conglomerates.
Sep 16, 2016
UBC experts for EU trade deal analysis
UBC experts are available to comment on the tentative EU-Canada trade agreement and its expected economic and societal impacts.
Oct 17, 2013
UBC-Peruvian research gains $3.4M to improve food security
Greater food security in the impoverished Andean regions of Peru will be the focus of a University of British Columbia-Peruvian study thanks to a $3.4 million investment from Canadian development agencies.
Jun 20, 2011
UBC receives $10.5M to map genome of sunflower family
University of British Columbia researchers have received $10.5 million in funding from Genome Canada through the Government of Canada, Genome BC and international partners to enable them to create the first reference genome of the sunflower family – work that will pinpoint agriculturally important genes and could result in a hybrid sunflower that provides both biofuel and food products.
Jan 12, 2010