Environment

Environment

grain silos in yellow canola fields

A complex problem in need of a complex solution. It’s going to be tough, says UBC prof.

An illustration of a woman watering a garden

The struggle for agricultural reform and food sovereignty.

an image of canned green beans

Innovative methods for preserving food are preventing spoilage and waste without sacrificing...

One large whale, with one small whale, swimming in ocean

Propeller noise accounts for much of the underwater acoustic barrage from ships.

Two cars drive along highway winding through mountainous forest

An increasing amount of microplastics are ending up in lakes and streams.

A turtle caught in plastic, swimming in the ocean

UBC researchers urge consumers to connect what we buy with what’s harming our oceans.

Helicopter flies over grey smoke arising from pine forest

Understanding the impact of wildfires is an important piece of the climate puzzle.

Aerial view of UBC campus during fall, including the Martha Piper Plaza in bottom centre

The Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings: Sustainability reviewed more than 700 institutions.

Large plume of smoke from factory complex expands across sky

UBC researchers analyzed the relationship between air pollutant levels and mortality.

Sea life swimming near coral reef

The research team found that more diverse coral communities were most resilient.