Dept. of Geography
GPS and cell phones monitor African elephants in real time
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.
Jul 16, 2014
Documenting the illegal trade in exotic pets
Study of market for wild species uncovers disturbing incidents of capture, smuggling and auction.
Jun 12, 2014 - by Hilary Thomson
How extreme weather affects attitudes towards climate change
From a heat wave down under to a cold snap in North America, UBC’s Simon Donner on extreme weather.
Jan 16, 2014
UBC experts on Typhoon Haiyan
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.
Nov 13, 2013
UBC faculty named Fellows of Royal Society of Canada, chemistry prof awarded medal
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.
Oct 2, 2013
The legacy of 9/11
UBC’s Derek Gregory discusses how the world has changed since the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Sep 10, 2013