Food for seals and other Arctic predators is shrinking — literally
Unchecked climate change may leave some Arctic predators surviving off of marine “junk food,” according to a new UBC study.
Sep 3, 2021
How to spot the elusive narwhal
UBC researchers were surprised when the infrared video camera they brought aboard their plane captured narwhals swimming off the coast of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut.
Aug 12, 2021
Rapidly changing Arctic fisheries potential requires comprehensive management
The migration of fish due to unmitigated climate change could net fisheries in the Canadian Arctic 37 times more fish than current annual catch amounts by the end of the century, a new study from the University of British Columbia has found.
Sep 25, 2019
UBC experts available to comment on UN climate change conference
UBC experts are available to speak about the 17th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP17/CMP7) in Durban, South Africa, beginning Nov. 28.
Nov 25, 2011
UBC researcher part of $4-million NSERC effort to measure and plan for Arctic climate change
A UBC Arctic expert will help to identify the impacts of the rapid environmental changes in Canada’s North and develop an adaptation strategy, as part of a team of researchers that has received a $4-million grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Sep 9, 2011
Arctic fisheries catches 75 times higher than previous reports: UBC research
University of British Columbia researchers estimate that fisheries catches in the Arctic totaled 950,000 tonnes from 1950 to 2006, almost 75 times the amount reported to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) during this period.
Feb 4, 2011