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Risk, Regulation and Controversy: Agricultural Biotechnology in Developing Countries
GM crops are especially controversial in developing countries. This work examines the reasons for controversy, and the analyzes the ability of science-policy infrastructure in developing countries to regulate the use of GM seeds.
Rural Energy and Human Health
Hisham Zerriffi
This project is developing an integrated framework for understanding the complex relationships between rural energy use, socio-ecological systems and human health. It will highlight areas in which further research is needed and where policies can be developed to improve human and ecological welfare.
Publications
Life for sale? The politics of lively commodities
Rosemary-Claire Collard, Jessica Dempsey
A publication in Enviornment and Planning A, co-authored by Rosemary-Claire Collard and Jessica Dempsey, with support from the Liu Scholar Program.
December 04, 2013
The political ecology of war and resource exploitation
Philippe Le Billon
The political ecology of war and resource exploitation
April 01, 2003
Events
Oct
30
2013
History, Social Institutions, and the Philippine Biodiversity Crises
October 30, 2013
How did biological and human domains arrive at their present states and influence each other over historical time? A Lecture by Dr. Raul Suarez.
Mar
30
2010
IRES Seminar Series: An Ecosystem Services Approach to Sustainability for UBC and Vancouver
March 30, 2010
The IRES Seminar Series presents an Interdisciplinary Living Lab Course: An Ecosystem Services Approach to Sustainability for UBC and Vancouver.
Jan
13
2010
Film Screening: The End of the Line
January 13, 2010
Please join us for a film screening and discussion, featuring film stars Daniel Pauly and Rashid Sumaila. Light refreshments will also be served.
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