UBC Reads Sustainability: How will the world eat in the future?
Thu February 11, 2016 12:00 PM at AMS Student Nest
Description: Join award winning author, activist, and academic Raj Patel, presented by UBC Reads Sustainability, on February 11th, 2016 as Raj shares some of the best and most surprising innovations to address the future of food. With stories from the world’s poorest people – from Peru to Malawi, there’s a great deal of innovation to help...
Seminar Feb. 12: Ecosystem management and ecological governance for drinking water supplies
Fri February 12, 2016 2:00 PM at H.R. MacMillan Building
Description: Ecosystem management and ecological governance for drinking water supplies Dr. Jordi Honey-Rosés Assistant Professor School of Community & Regional Planning (SCARP), UBC Vancouver Friday, Feb. 12th, 2016 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Note time change) MCML 154, 2357 Main Mall, UBC ABSTRACT Ecosystem services would be incorporated into decision making more often if research were...
Land use – land cover change & its consequences on ecosystem services
Fri February 12, 2016 3:00 PM at H.R. MacMillan Building
Description: Title: Land use – land cover change & its consequences on ecosystem services: case studies from northern-eastern BC and Lower Fraser Valley Speaker: Sidd Paul, PhD soil science (supervisor Sean Smukler) Date & location: Friday Feb 12 3:00-4:00 pm room 154 MacMillan Abstract: Land use and land cover changes have become obvious with different types...
LFS Centennial Session — Temple Grandin: maintaining high standards in animal welfare
Thu February 25, 2016 5:30 PM at Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
Description: The Animal Welfare Program at the Faculty of Land and Food Systems invites you to join us for an evening featuring world renowned animal welfare expert, Temple Grandin. Dr. Grandin has revolutionized livestock handling facilities all over the globe and has dedicated much of her life to improving the lives of animals. She is also...