Shaping our Sustainable Future

For over 40 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and researchers, we make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.

  1. Sep. 21, 2017In the media: Erin O'Connell on the Mexico City earthquake, Global Newsglobal news in the media logo

    Global News features Environment professor Erin O'Connell on the topic of the earthquake in Mexico, saying that the improving building construction standards in Mexico City likely saved more lives and buildings this time around.

  2. Sep. 21, 2017In the media: ENV prof in Nature on how historical data is hidden in the pastnature in the media logo

    Faculty of Environment Professor Andrew Trant and other fellow researchers around the world turn to an unconventional source to study fishing: old newspapers.

  3. Sep. 20, 2017Two Environment climate adaptation experts named to 2018 Clean50Natalia Moudrak

    Blair Feltmate, head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (ICCA) and a researcher in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development was named to Delta Management’s Clean50, in the Education and Thought Leadership category. Feltmate is joined by Natalia Moudrak, director of the Infrastructure Adaptation Program (ICCA), who was named as an Emerging Leader.

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  1. Nov. 1, 2017Faculty of Environment Graduate Program Open House 2017EV3

    To help us shape a sustainable future, we’re embarking on a bold initiative to attract the best and brightest graduate students to be the next generation of researchers in the field.

  2. Sep. 29, 2017Environment Seminar Series: Navigating towards sustainable human-nature relations: Coastal and Ocean Management revisitedPoster with event details

    The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the latest installment of our exciting free speaker series. 

  3. Sep. 30, 20172017 Environment Reunion Program Black and white image of university students in an old automobile

    Come back to the University of Waterloo on Saturday, September 30, 2017 for Reunion 2017. Revisit the Faculty of Environment, reunite with former classmates and profs, and relive your fond campus memories.

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