From Problems to Solutions

Environmental challenges can seem overwhelming. We’re constantly bombarded with news and information about air and water pollution, climate change, habitat and species loss, food shortages and other problems that threaten humanity. In the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS), we understand the seriousness of these challenges – but we are focused on solutions that will allow us to navigate towards a sustainable future.

  1. Jan. 24, 2018Remembering Emily MannEmily in a greenhouse
    It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Emily Ruston Mann, a recent graduate of the Faculty of Environment. Our condolences go out to her family and partner. Our condolences go out to her family and partner.
  2. Jan. 18, 2018Dominique Souris named in Top 100 Visionary Leaders Dominique Souris

    SERS alumnus Dominique Souris named as one of the Real Leaders magazine’s Top 100 Visionary Leaders 2018.

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  3. Dec. 12, 2017COP23 Reflection by Sanchi SharmaChanging minds not the climate poster art mural on the wall.

    It has always been a dream of mine to attend a United Nations conference as I was intrigued with how such vast number of professionals from various disciplines come together to create impactful decisions.

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  1. Mar. 8, 2018The Plate is Political: Food, Feminism and TransformationUnited Nations Committee for World Food Security in session.

    I love food. I am just as likely to get excited about Hallowe’en candy as I am about a home-cooked meal or trying a local specialty when travelling.

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  2. Mar. 5, 2018Conservation in the AnthropocenePhoto courtesy of Bruce Webber

    I’ve recently returned from a one-week workshop in Patagonian Argentina, and it’s been a source of reflection on what it is we do in SERS that seemed well suited to a “SERS Story”.

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  3. Jan. 31, 2018Transdisciplinary research and reconciliation in Haida GwaiiErin Alexiuk, Geneva Cloutis and Dan McCarthy

    The most rewarding and impactful research of my career has been of this kind. When I’m lucky, I have the privilege to witness moments of transformative transdisciplinarity.

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