Why whales don’t get brain damage when they swim
Special blood vessels may protect whales from pulses in their blood that would damage the brain while swimming, new research has suggested.
Sep 22, 2022
UBC experts on Earth Day and Leaders Summit on Climate
On April 22, the world will celebrate Earth Day under the theme “Restore Our Earth,” with a focus on natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems.
Apr 21, 2021
‘Fish thermometer’ reveals long-standing, global impact of climate change
Climate change has been impacting global fisheries for the past four decades…
May 15, 2013
“Fish thermometer” reveals long-standing, global impact of climate change
Climate change has been impacting global fisheries for the past four decades by driving species towards cooler, deeper waters, according to University of British Columbia scientists.
May 15, 2013
UBC fisheries scientists recognized in Smithsonian Magazine's Top Ten Ocean Stories of 2012
UBC fisheries scientists were involved in two of the ten best ocean stories of 2012 by Smithsonian magazine’s Surprising Science blog.
Dec 20, 2012
Global ocean health gets passing grade: UBC researchers
The health of the world’s oceans received a score of 60 out of 100 from a team of international scientists, including fisheries researchers at the University of British Columbia.
Aug 15, 2012
Jellyfish on the rise: UBC study
Jellyfish are increasing in the majority of the world’s coastal ecosystems, according to the first global study of jellyfish abundance by University of British Columbia researchers.
Apr 18, 2012
Iconic marine mammals are “swimming in sick seas” of terrestrial pathogens: UBC researchers
Parasites and pathogens infecting humans, pets and farm animals are increasingly being detected in marine mammals such as sea otters, porpoises, harbour seals and killer whales along the Pacific coast of the U.S. and Canada, and better surveillance is required to monitor public health implications, according to a panel of scientific experts from Canada and the United States.
Feb 18, 2012
Ocean acidification turns climate change winners into losers: UBC Research
Adding ocean acidification and deoxygenation into the mix of climate change predictions may turn “winner” regions of fisheries and biodiversity into “losers,” according to research released today by University of British Columbia researchers.
Feb 18, 2012