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Pushing Prices Higher: Options and Implications of Pricing Carbon 
If you missed our Environment Speaker Series presentation, the slides from the expert discussion panel are now available. Please click here to read more.
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Wade Davis   Peter Dauvergne   Simon Donner   Hadi Dowlatabadi   Milind Kandlikar   Philippe Le Billon   Jane Lister   Yoshitaka Ota   Navin Ramankutty   Sean Smukler   Jerry Spiegel   Rashid Sumaila   Yves Tiberghien   Hisham Zerriffi
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Effects of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Household Welfare in Namibia
Assistant Professor, Hisham Zerriffi explores the development of a widespread community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) program in Namibia, which makes it an ideal location to analyze the connection between conservation and socioeconomic well-being of local communities.
Making sure there are plenty more fish in the sea
Rashid Sumaila
Closing the high seas to fishing could improve the distribution of catches globally according to a study in Scientific Reports this week. The findings are based on estimates of fish stocks caught in coastal areas and the high seas, although a number of factors could cause uncertainty in these data. Thus, additional detailed analyses of the costs and benefits of high-seas closure are warranted.
Fossil Fuel Divestment: Reviewing Arguments, Implications & Policy Opportunities
Hadi Dowlatabadi
This research offers several different steps to a greener economy and contradicts common assumptions of divestment campaigners, such as the belief that divesting from fossil fuel companies will stop the production of oil, gas and coal.
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Publications
Effects of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Household Welfare in Namibia
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May 20, 2015
Direct human influence on atmospheric CO2 seasonality from increased cropland productivity
Navin Ramankutty
Professor Navin Ramankutty co-authored a paper published in Nature
January 30, 2015
Protest Inc.: The Corporatization of Activism
Peter Dauvergne, Genevieve LeBaron

March 14, 2014
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20
2015
Summer Institute in Sustainability Leadership
July 20, 2015 starting at 9:00 AM until July 24, 2015 5:00 PM
Hosted by UBC Continuing Studies, in partnership with the Liu Institute for Global Issues, on behalf of the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program
Dec
9
2014
Peter Wall International Roundtable Meeting on Climate Change and Sustainable Seafood Supply
December 09, 2014 starting at 9:00 AM until December 12, 2014 6:00 PM
A roundtable featuring UBC and international scholars on climate change and sustainable seafood supply, titled "Seafood in an Uncertain Future: From Scenarios to Policies Roundtable."
Nov
19
2014
Film Screening - “The Farm Family”
November 19, 2014
“The Farm Family” is part of a multifaceted project consisting of a feature-length documentary and interactive role-play game about Canadian farm families.
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