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Webinar: Making a Big Impact in Sustainability Science with Big Data

The latest webinar in the Security & Sustainability Forum series: Making a Big Impact in Sustainability Science with Big Data Thursday, September 21 10:15 am – 2:30 pm PDT Issues in sustainability science are increasingly being addressed using “big data” and data analytics.  Data rich modeling techniques can assist in improving systems thinking to integrate business […]

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Webinar: Legal Implications of Climate Change for Professionals

Check out this upcoming webinar in the Fraser Basin Council’s Retooling for Climate Change series: Legal Implications of Climate Change for Professionals Thursday, September 28 11:00 am – 12:00 pm With our changing climate, new risks are emerging for infrastructure, the economy, and the environment that can impact public safety and quality of life. Professionals […]

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ACT Adviser Nominated for Lane Anderson Award

ACT Adviser Nominated for Lane Anderson Award

Senior ACT adviser and author, Bob Sandford, has been nominated for a Lane Anderson Award for his recent book, North America in the Anthropocene. Congratulations, Bob! The Lane Andersen awards celebrate the best in Canadian science writing for adults and young readers, and winners receive $10,000. The winners will be announced in September. In addition to Bob’s […]

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UBC Sustainability Work Learn Opportunities: September-April

UBC Sustainability Work Learn Opportunities: September-April

Current UBC students, see the below opportunities for sustainability job openings: UBC Sustainability Work Learn positions are now open for Winter 2017 term (September 2017 – April 2018). Positions are available to current UBC undergraduate and graduate students. UBC’s sustainability student positions are an excellent opportunity to gain experience working within the sustainability field and […]

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Webinar: The Most Comprehensive Plan to Reverse Global Warming

Check out this new webinar offered by the Security and Sustainability Forum: Drawdown: 60 minutes with Paul Hawken  The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming   Wednesday, October 4 10:15 – 11:15 am PDT . Project Drawdown is facilitating a broad coalition of researchers, scientists, graduate students, PhDs, post-docs, policy makers, business leaders and […]

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Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the Sustainable Development Goals

Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the Sustainable Development Goals

Exciting news from the New York Academies of Sciences: Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the Sustainable Development Goals Tuesday, October 17 9 am – 5 pm The New York Academy of Sciences, New York City With encouragement from the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the support of the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. […]

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Call for Proposals: BC Wildfires

Call for Proposals: BC Wildfires

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction’s Quick Response Research Program welcomes proposals related to the wildfires in British Columbia The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) is soliciting research proposals from social, behavioural and economic science researchers across Canada under its Quick Response Research program. They seek to encourage disaster risk reduction research in Canada. The […]

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Webinar: Ecosystem Service Assessment for Decision-Making

Webinar: Ecosystem Service Assessment for Decision-Making

Check out this webinar from the Ecosystem-Based Management Tools Network: Completing and Using Ecosystem Service Assessment for Decision-Making: An Interdisciplinary Toolkit for Managers Tuesday, August 15 10-11 am PDT This new toolkit contains key tools and resources for planning and undertaking an ecosystem services assessment and the analyses that contribute to such an assessment. It […]

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