Biology

Unit 2

Barely-educated humans impact bear behaviour

The American black bear can rest easier thanks to conservation research conducted at UBC’s Okanagan campus. A recent study indicates that while urban sprawl results in more human-bear interactions, human education can hinder negative encounters.

UBC researchers conclude root systems and fungi do more than feed trees

UBC researchers have determined how fungi found in the roots of trees regulate forest diversity through their effects on seedlings.