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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.
Risks and Benefits of Nanotechnology
Milind Kandlikar
This work focuses on quantifying the health risks from nanoparticles using expert judgment; I also work on how scientists view the regulation of health risks from nanotechnology.
Community of Practice in Ecosystems to Human Health in Latin America and the Caribbean
Jerry Spiegel
This IDRC project has allowed us to create opportunities for deepening understanding and excellence while creating new possibilities for involvement among researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and communities. The COPEH that we intend to build is a network of partnerships of trans-disciplinary, multi-agency, community-linked, international expertise, based on the three pillars of an eco-health approach: trans-disciplinary, participation and equity.
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Publications
Contrasting futures for ocean and society from different anthropogenic CO2 emissions scenarios
New research, based on a study completed by the Oceans 2015 Initiative, examines how climate change will impact fisheries and the many coastal communities that depend heavily on fisheries resources for foods and economic security.
July 02, 2015
Effects of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Household Welfare in Namibia
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May 20, 2015
Clean fuel worsens climate impacts for some vehicle engines: UBC study
Conor Reynolds, Milind Kandlikar, Andrew Grieshop
A pioneering program by one of the world’s largest cities to switch its vehicle fleet to clean fuel has not significantly improved harmful vehicle emissions in more than 5,000 vehicles – and worsened some vehicles’ climate impacts – a new University of British Columbia study finds.
March 01, 2011
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2015
#theGoodMoneytalks - Out of Stock: Climate Change and BC's Seafood Prices
July 08, 2015
Come join a Vancity panel discussion featuring Liu Faculty Associate, Rashid Sumaila, to explore how climate change is depleting B.C.'s seafood supply.
Mar
21
2011
State Science and its Discontents
March 21, 2011
What India's debate on transgenic crops tells us about the relationship between Science and Democracy
Apr
29
2010
Liu on the Road: Exploring Ethical Dimensions of Global Health Education
April 29, 2010
The Liu Institute for Global Issues and the Dalhousie University Internation Health Office would like to invite you to a guest lecture by Dr. Shafik Dharamsi, Assistant Professor at the Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Univerisity of British Columbia.
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