By Nathan Skolski on June 17, 2021
Conservationists have long warned of the dangers associated with bears becoming habituated to life in urban areas. Yet, it appears the message hasn’t gotten through to everyone.
By Christine Zeindler on June 3, 2021
UBCO experts are available to comment on how to restore and protect ecosystems, rewild gardens and create sustainable consumer behaviour to help achieve a greener relationship with the environment.
By Christine Zeindler on June 2, 2021
For as long as Rebecca Chadney can remember, she has loved both arts and sciences.
By Patty Wellborn on April 14, 2021
A team of UBC Okanagan researchers has determined that the type of fats a mother consumes while breastfeeding can have long-term implications on her infant’s gut health.
By Patty Wellborn on April 1, 2021
A compelling presentation of a topic all too familiar to some secured the top spot at yesterday’s eighth annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
By Patty Wellborn on March 18, 2021
A new study comparing decades of environmental monitoring records has confirmed that Canada’s caribou are not faring as well as other animals like moose and wolves in the same areas—and also teased out why.
By Patty Wellborn on March 4, 2021
A group of researchers, spanning six universities and three continents, are sounding the alarm on a topic not often discussed in the context of conservation—misinformation.
By Christine Zeindler on September 29, 2020
Letting nature take its course may be the best advice for nursing mothers, according to researchers from UBC Okanagan. Their findings show taking fish oil supplements while nursing may not be beneficial and may even negatively impact babies’ immunity.
By Patty Wellborn on September 23, 2020
New research from UBC Okanagan shows that salvage logging on land damaged by wildfires has negative impacts on a variety of animals.
By Patty Wellborn on August 25, 2020
A UBC Okanagan researcher has developed a way to predict the future health of the planet’s coral reefs.