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Action research tackles the ‘wicked’ sustainability problem of agricultural intensification

Action research tackles the ‘wicked’ sustainability problem of agricultural intensification

Public Talk by Dr. Sieglinde Snapp Public Talk by Dr. Sieglinde Snapp “Action research tackles the ‘wicked’ sustainability problem of agricultural intensification.” October 17,2019. Hosted by the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability.
Dorn Cox - Member of the Diversified Agroecosystems Research Cluster

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 […]
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UBC Expert Views: Global Climate Change Action

UBC Expert Views: Global Climate Change Action CSFS Academic Director and Prof. Hannah Wittman, and Associate Member Prof. Kai Chan are featured among UBC experts in a Q&A on global action on climate change. Stay tuned for more announcements, including our support for the September 27 UBC Climate Strike, ahead of the global week of […]
Global News Video Feature: Kai Chan

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?

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 […]
Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment

Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment

Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment Friday, May 24 to Friday, September 20, 2019 from 8:30AM-5:00PM At the Liu Institute Lobby Gallery the CSFS presented Nature & Nourishment: The Agrobiodiversity and Food Security Nexus. This exhibit took you around the world through the eyes of food systems researchers to explore the agrobiodiversity-food security nexus. In […]
Researcher Profile: Sean Smukler, Associate Professor

Researcher Profile: Sean Smukler, Associate Professor

Researcher Profile: Sean Smukler, Associate Professor What is your title? I am an Associate Professor of Applied Biology in the faculty of Land and Food Systems and am Soil Science Junior Chair in the department of Agriculture and the Environment. What is your current research project and what is it all about? My lab, the Sustainable […]
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

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

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 […]