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. Apr. 10, 2018SERS prof Jennifer Clapp receives Distinguished Scholar AwardJennifer Clapp with other reearchers

    The School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability is pleased to share Professor Jennifer Clapp is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award of the Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association. The award recognizes outstanding scholars whose long history of excellent research and teaching has had substantial impact on fields associated with international relations and environmental issues.

  2. 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.
  3. 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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  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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