Dept. of Forest and Conservation Sciences
African bird shows signs of evil stepdad behaviour
An African desert-dwelling male bird favours his biological sons and alienates his stepsons, suggests research published today in Biology Letters.
Aug 24, 2016
The fight to keep a rare woodpecker in Canada
Nestled high in the remote mountainside trees of southern British Columbia, a rare bird is disappearing.
May 31, 2016 - by Corey Allen
Gulf Islands plant evolves to protect itself from deer
A plant on BC’s Gulf Islands has genetically evolved to avoid being eaten by herds of hungry deer, according to UBC research.
May 27, 2015
UBC scientists uncover cause of tree-killing fungus
Forest scientists at UBC believe they’ve discovered the root cause of a deadly tree fungus: extra genes.
Mar 4, 2015