Dept. of Geography
July 16, 2014
A UBC PhD student has built a sophisticated tracking system that collects, analyzes and reports on the activities of nearly 100 African elephants in an effort to protect these threatened animals and understand their movement patterns.
June 12, 2014 - by Hilary Thomson
Study of market for wild species uncovers disturbing incidents of capture, smuggling and auction.
January 16, 2014
From a heat wave down under to a cold snap in North America, UBC’s Simon Donner on extreme weather.
November 13, 2013
UBC researchers are available to talk about Typhoon Haiyan and its impact on the Philippines, including its cause, the response and the ongoing relief efforts.
Media Release | October 2, 2013
Seven UBC professors were inducted into the Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences in Canada.
September 10, 2013
UBC’s Derek Gregory discusses how the world has changed since the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Media Release | February 5, 2013
A UBC study of American attitudes toward climate change finds that local weather – temperature, in particular – is a major influence on public and media opinions on the reality of global warming.