UBC Forestry Experts to Attend UN Climate Conference

CTV News: UBC forestry experts to attend UN Climate Change Conference

Terry Sunderland - CSFS Associate and UBC Forestry Professor

News Source: CTV News Vancouver

October 25, 2021

Dr. Terry Sunderland wants to emphasize the role of Canadian forests beyond the timber industry and advocates for maintaining forest biodiversity as a best defence against climate change.

CSFS Associate and UBC Forestry professor Dr. Terry Sunderland will be speaking alongside forestry experts from around the world at the Global Landscapes Forum, following attendance at the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. He will be addressing Canada’s role in forest management and how things have changed in the last 18 months. He says the government needs to look at better ways of maintaining the biodiversity of our forests so they can be more resilient to economic and environmental changes.

Watch the full clip on CTV News Vancouver.