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Fairy Creek made headlines throughout this summer. Here is a brief look into some of the members of the UBC community that went to Fairy Creek.
George Chaffee has always been skilled in the three things the Kwikwetlem nation really cares about: archaeology, the environment and fishing.
CHIME is a novel radio telescope used to track the expansion of our universe and to map the cosmic distribution of events like fast radio bursts (FRBs).
Since the pandemic lockdowns, noise levels have fluctuated on campus, across BC and around the world.
Simard’s book is a searing indictment of sexism, dogma and corporate interests in science.
With the climate crisis being one of the four major issues British Columbians are concerned about this provincial election, The Ubyssey summarized each major party’s key climate platform points in an effort to assist your decision on October 24.
In response racial inequalities, six scientists in EEB penned a letter directly to students who identify as BIPOC, offering advice based on their lived experiences in a race-biased academic system.
As the divestment movement at universities in Canada and around the world builds momentum, unpacking the debate at UBC raises important questions about the role of fossil fuel companies.
“While we have been making some substantial progress over the past four years, you have to also take that in light of what’s happening in the U.S. and the UK, for example,” said Gibbs.
Overcoming the obstacles presented by the scars of history is difficult, but there is wide agreement that seeking informed consent and observing principles of responsibility and reciprocity are important basic steps that anyone seeking to work with an Indigenous community should take.
Contrary to popular belief, though, at no point in the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s 2018 report is an apocalypse predicted. The earth will still be here — the question is whether we will be.
“In some ways, they’re probably more exciting as mysteries than they will be once they're solved.”
“It’s good for people in the lab now to see that what they do can have some meaning.”
“Knowing how our human ancestors interacted with plants over thousands of years, maintaining forest diversity without destroying the forests is something we want to learn about.”