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Public Reading at Chapters on Robson – BeeTime: Lessons From the Hive by Mark Winston

Public reading and signing by the author of a new book entitled BeeTime: Lessons From the Hive, Mark Winston, co-founder of ACT. Where: Chapters bookstore on Robson in Vancouver  (http://winstonhive.com/?page_id=164) When: Thursday 9 October at 7:00 PM. The book covers the myriad lessons we can learn from honeybees and wild bees, lessons that are particularly vital to us today as the threats […]

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The world’s biggest ever hackathon against climate change is THIS WEEKEND

The world’s biggest ever hackathon against climate change is THIS WEEKEND and we need your help in Victoria (and around the world) to make it as big a success as possible! Our objective is to unite all the world’s software engineers, product designers and technology innovators who care about climate change to come together and make a difference. How […]

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Creating a Blueprint for Watershed Governance Webinar Series

On September 17th, the POLIS Water Sustainability Project is hosting the first webinar in its 2014/2015 Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar series. Register now! WHAT: A Blueprint for Watershed Governance in British Columbia DATE: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 TIME: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. PT (12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET) In this webinar, Oliver M. Brandes (Co-Director, POLIS Project on Ecological Governance) and […]

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Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives on Impacts and Adaptation

Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives on Impacts and Adaptation

September 18, 2014 from 2:00pm-3:00pm ET –Synthesis (presented by Fiona Warren, Natural Resources Canada) andAdaptation: Linking Research and Practice(presented by Jimena Eyzaguirre, ESSA Technologies Ltd.). This webinar is being co-hosted with the Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice (CCACoP). October 2, 2014 from 1:30pm-2:30pm ET –Overview of Canada’s Changing Climate(presented by Elizabeth Bush, Environment Canada) October 16, 2014 […]

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NRCan Adaptation Platform webinar: Managing Climate Change along Canada's Coasts

NRCan Adaptation Platform webinar: Managing Climate Change along Canada’s Coasts

NRCan’s Adaptation Platform is pleased to offer the following webinar! Please see the attached poster and feel free to share this invitation with your networks and friends. Managing Climate Change along Canada’s Coasts When: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 1:30-3:00pm – Eastern Time (ET) This webinar will include 3 presentations: Best Practices to Address Climate Change for […]

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ICLR is hosting Free Webinars on Flood Issues

On September 10 Slobodan Simonovic will lead a webinar about a tool he has developed with his team for adjusting IDF curves for the effects of change in the climate. (For details contact Dan Sandink at dsandink@iclr.org.)   On September 19 Cathryn Ryan of the University of Calgary will lead a Friday Forum workshop and webinar to discuss the […]

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Rising sea levels in Metro Vancouver spark open competition: Innovative solutions sought as one-metre rise around Vancouver predicted by 2100

Rising sea levels in Metro Vancouver spark open competition: Innovative solutions sought as one-metre rise around Vancouver predicted by 2100

A sandbag dike holds back the water from the Fraser River in Chilliwack, B.C., on June 28, 2012.    Photograph by: JONATHAN HAYWARD , THE CANADIAN PRESS SFU Public Square is looking for innovative ideas on how to combat a predicted one-metre rise in sea levels around Metro Vancouver due to climate change. This fall, the […]

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Job Posting: Water Law and Policy Researcher/Coordinator

Position: Water Law and Policy Researcher/Coordinator Organization: POLIS Water Sustainability Project, University of Victoria Closing Date: August 4th, 2014 Job Type: Full-time position (12 months) with possibility of renewal Location: Victoria, British Columbia (non-negotiable) Start Date: August 18th or 25th, 2014 The Opportunity The POLIS Water Sustainability Project has been working for the past decade to develop critical foundational research on water sustainability, with […]

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