Dr. William Cheung
UN climate conference should not be ‘business as usual’, say climate experts
We spoke to four experts including current and former COP delegates to ask what the world, and Canada, needs to see come out of the conference.
Nov 28, 2023
Low-income countries could lose 30% of nutrients like protein and omega-3 from seafood due to climate change
That’s in a high carbon emissions and low mitigation scenario, according to the study published today in Nature Climate Change.
Oct 30, 2023
Fish buffered from recent marine heatwaves, showing there’s still time to act on climate change
Fish were surprisingly resilient to marine heatwaves before 2019, highlighting the need to keep seas from warming further, according to new research
Aug 30, 2023
Global fish stocks can’t rebuild if nothing done to halt climate change and overfishing, new study suggests
Global fish stocks will not be able to recover to sustainable levels without strong actions to mitigate climate change, a new study has projected.
Sep 1, 2022
UBC experts on World Oceans Day
UBC experts are available to comment on various topics on June 8, World Oceans Day.
Jun 6, 2022
Expect to see more squid and less sockeye salmon on “climate changed” menus
Vancouver seafood lovers may see more Humboldt squid but less sockeye salmon on restaurant menus in the near future due to climate change.
Apr 21, 2022
Farmed seafood supply at risk if we don’t act on climate change
The supply of farmed seafood such as salmon and mussels are projected to drop 16 per cent globally by 2090 if no action is taken to mitigate climate change, according to a new UBC study.
Dec 13, 2021
UBC climate experts and COP26 delegates
The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) climate change conference is taking place from October 31 to November 12. UBC conference delegates as well as UBC climate, environment and sustainability experts are available to comment.
Oct 21, 2021
Marine heatwaves could wipe out an extra six per cent of a country’s fish catches, costing millions their jobs
Extremely hot years will wipe out hundreds of thousands of tonnes of fish available for catch in a country’s waters in this century, on top of projected decreases to fish stocks from long-term climate change, a new UBC study predicts.
Oct 1, 2021
Coral reefs are 50% less able to provide food, jobs, and climate protection than in 1950s, putting millions at risk
The capacity of coral reefs to provide ecosystem services relied on by millions of people worldwide has declined by half since the 1950s, according to a new University of British Columbia-led study.
Sep 17, 2021