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Award Recognizes CIFOR's Terry Sunderland

Award Recognizes CIFOR’s Terry Sunderland for landmark research defining forest-food nexus Terry Sunderland, LFS Professor, recently accepted the 2019 IUFRO Scientific Achievements Award for landmark research advancing the application of the landscapes approach to conservation and development research while introducing a new discipline of study at the intersection of the forest-food nexus. Read the full […]


Civil Eats Feature: Investment in Regenerative Agriculture Connects the Dots Between Soil and Plate

Civil Eats Feature: Investment in Regenerative Agriculture Connects the Dots Between Soil and Plate Dorn Cox and OPENTeam, who are members of the Diversified Agroecosystems Research Cluster, were recently featured in an article by Civil Eats about how regenerative agricultural practices can help invigorate consumer engagement in sustainability and green agriculture in North America. Read […]


Global News Video Feature: Kai Chan

Global News Video Feature: Kai Chan Kai Chan, IRES Professor and CSFS Associate Researcher, was featured in a recent Global News video segment called For every benefit, there is a similar kind of cost. In this interview, Chan challenges some of the recent comments put forth by former Finance Minister, Joe Oliver, about climate change […]


Science World Feature: What Would it Take to Regenerate our Rainforests?

Science World Feature: What Would it Take to Regenerate our Rainforests? Sean Smukler, Land and Food Systems Associate Professor and CSFS Associate Researcher, was featured in a Science World article titled What Would it Take to Regenerate our Rainforests? Smukler addresses many of the issues inherent in current agriculture and deforestation practices and how these […]


Maclean's Feature: What climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks

MacLean’s Feature: What climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks Sean Smukler, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, was featured as part of Maclean’s Magazine’s series on climate change in an article titled “what climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks.” Smukler addressed the implications of climate change – […]


The Ruminant Podcast Feature: Alex Lyon & CANOVI

The Ruminant Podcast Feature: Alex Lyon & CANOVI Our CSFS Post-Doc, Alex Lyon, was featured on the agriculture podcast, The Ruminant Podcast. In it, she talked about participatory plant breeding and her work with CANOVI at the UBC Farm. CANOVI is a CSFS project funded by Organic Science Cluster 3, part of the Canadian Agricultural […]

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