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C.S. “Buzz” Holling, considered the father of resilience research, passed away on August 16, 2019

"I feel massively honoured to be inducted into the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada," said Prof. Sumaila.

All three are related to viruses that cause serious disease in other species.

Researchers found that when predators are not present in the ecosystem, the overall biomass and abundance of algae declined significantly with increasing temperature.

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The PSAE acknowledges staff who have made outstanding contributions to UBC, and who excel in their personal achievements.

Zachary is researching Pacific great blue herons in B.C., which prey on young salmon smolts migrating out of rivers, potentially limiting the salmon available for killer whales in the ocean.

As temperatures rise, they will have difficulties finding the food they prefer and are more likely to disappear as they will not be able to adapt quickly.

In other words, climate change is not just an environmental problem, but one that inhibits our ability to tackle other social issues.

The prize is for a graduate student whose peer-reviewed publications to date are expected to have the most significant impact on the field of environmental sustainability