News and Events

Implementing CITES Appendix II listings for marine fishes: a novel framework and a constructive analysis

The Nature Futures Framework (NFF) can include Indigenous stakeholders, local expertise, and different knowledge systems in conversation efforts.

Climate change and loss of sea ice is creating stressors for these animals, and they are adapting to a new life in the Arctic.

The critically important Southern Ocean is not being properly protected by its stewards, a distinguished group of scientists from around the globe have noted.

The quality of food sockeye salmon eat along their migration routes is more important to their growth and condition than quantity, a new study has found, highlighting concerns about the effects of climate change on ocean conditions and salmon.

“We provided evidence for bottom-up omnivory in nutrient-rich temperate pelagic ecosystems, where food chain length is determined by the level of diatom production,” said Jacob Lerner. “This is very different from the global model for pelagic ecosystems.”

“I’d walk through a burning building if there was a golden larch on the other side,” Adam Hicks remarked

A group of IOF and zoology students joined shoreline clean up event to celebrate International Coastal Cleanup Day

PhD candidate Veronica Relano and Dr. Simon Donner, professor in IOF, IRES and Geography, are among the 10 members of UBC’s delegation travelling to Egypt to attend the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27)

On Saturday, September 10th, IOF community members met coastal ecology expert, Dr. Christopher Harley, to take advantage of the receding waters and tour one of the intertidal zones at Stanley Park.