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Suzanne Simard at TEDx

November 20, 2016

#TEDxSeattle’s final speaker, Suzanne Simard, on her #KeyTakeaways: pic.twitter.com/hBCot6v9wW
— TEDxSeattle (@TEDxSeattle) November 20, 2016
 

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Climate Action Plan for Canada by the SCD Initiative

March 18, 2015

Acting on Climate Chance – Solutions by Canadian Scholars
(The Report is available for download below)
The Sustainable Canada Dialogues (SCD) is a voluntary initiative that mobilizes over 60 researchers from every province in Canada. This network of scholars represents disciplines across Engineering,  sciences and social sciences, sustainability being at the heart of their research programs. They […]

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Book Launch: How Climate Change Comes to Matter by TerreWEB-Member Candis Callison

March 9, 2015

Join the Liu Institute for an exciting panel to discuss the new book, How Climate Change Comes to Matter: The Communal Life of Facts, by Candis Callison, UBC’s Graduate School of Journalism.
When: Monday, March 9th, 4:00 pm
Where: Liu Institute Multipurpose Room, 6476 NW Marine Drive
Climate change offers an opportunity to investigate how science-based issues and […]

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TerreWEB Scholar Deon Louw Speaks at Conservation Event

February 16, 2015

Take a Stand: Youth for Conservation School Outreach Programs
On Friday, January 29th, our own TerreWEB Scholar Deon Louw took part in “Take a Stand: Youth for Conservation”, at King George Secondary School in Vancouver.  “Take a Stand” is an SFU initiative aimed at providing outreach and support for environmentally-oriented prescribed learning objectives (PLO’s) in science, […]

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TerreWEB Scholar DARRELL HOFFMAN about Education in the International Year of Soils

January 30, 2015

TerreWEB Scholar DARRELL HOFFMAN has written an article about Education in the International Year of Soils. Please click here to read the entire piece.

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Dr. Suzanne Simard: Getting to the Root of Underground Signaling in Forest Ecosystems

January 30, 2015

TerreWEB PI Dr. Suzanne Simard about her science, TerreWEB and her career. The interview and the podcast are available here:
Dr. Suzanne Simard: Getting to the Root of Underground Signaling in Forest Ecosystems
 

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Conversations in the Forest: The Roots of Nature’s Equanimity (by Dr. Simard)

January 20, 2015

An interesting article by TerreWEB PI Suzanne Simard about her work. It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. The article is available here:
Conversations in the Forest: The Roots of Nature’s Equanimity
 

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TerreWEB scholar wants to typeface the earth

October 20, 2014

Please support our TerreWEB scholar Joey Lee! His very unusual project is called “Aerial Bold”. Joey and his college want to go through the global satellite imagery database and use some of their own image processing algorithms to find the alphabet shapes that are formed from the topology of buildings, roads, trees, etc. Ultimately, they […]

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TerreWEB scholar has been awarded the “John Knox Memorial Prize in Climatology”

October 1, 2014

Congratulations to TerreWEB scholar Joey Lee – He has been awarded the “John Knox Memorial Prize in Climatology for 2013-2014”. This annual prize given to an outstanding MSc student at UBC and recognizes his exceptional promise and ability in the field of climatology by developing an autonomous mobile CO2 sensor for urban environments and an […]

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Registration now open: FRTS 532C-Complex Adaptive Systems, Global Change Science and Ecological Sustainability

August 5, 2014

Dr. Suzanne Simard and Dr. Les Lavkulich and are offering FRTS 532C:Complex Adaptive Systems, Global Change Science and Ecological Sustainability.
Time: Fall Term 3-5pm Mondays in FSC 1611.  The course is now open for registration: HERE.
 

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