This blog is in reaction to a lecture given by UBC’s Dr. Kai Chan on “Tapping into what matter: Relational values and policy mixes for sustainability”. Dr. Chan is affiliated with UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability and is a visiting professor at uOttawa working towards mainstreaming biodiversity and sustainability in decision-making within the public and private sector. As a Master’s in Environmental Sustainability student, I had the pleasure of introducing Dr. Chan’s lecture highlighting the importance of using relational values in decision-making.
After massive population declines, the honey bee has become a symbol of conservation. But that doesn’t mean we should prioritise it over other species, says Rebecca Bosy. Overpopulating city ecosystems could be disastrous for biodiversity, and, in turn, the survival of the human race
Le 16 mars, quatre étudiants du programme de M.Sc. en durabilité de l’environnement et une étudiante en génie chimique ont représenté l’Université d’Ottawa à l’événement Designing Change for a Living Planet du World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Designing the supports to overcome these challenges will be key to unleashing the potential of private capital to deliver the much-needed infrastructure our businesses, communities, country and indeed planet will need going forward.