CRC News Archive

CRC Research Launches New Instagram Channel

As part of our SSHRC Insight Development Grant, we're exploring how to mobilize research through social media.

Upcoming e-Dialogue explores biodiversity conservation on a local and global scale

Interested in learning about biodiversity conservation? Join our second e-Dialogue from our Biodiversity Conversation series with expert panelists from Women for Nature. Using the monarch butterfly to illuminate the local to global interdependencies of biodiversity conservation, we hope this discussion will reveal the dynamic interconnections and the need for global governance systems essential to protecting critical habitats and migratory paths.

New Edging Forward Exhibit Catalogue

This catalogue illustrates the opening of Edging Forward: Reconnection, Reconciliation, Regenerationan exhibit held at the Robert Bateman Centre, in Victoria, BC. As a collaboration between author Ann Dale and artist Nancyanne Cowell, it showcases a selection of text from Dale’s forthcoming book, Edging Forward: Achieving Sustainable Community Development alongside reproductions of the painting that were uniquely designed for each chapter.

First Biodiversity Conversation Published

Check out our latest e-Dialogue, What is Biodiversity and Why is it Important?, published on Changing the Conversation. Featuring e-panelists from Women for Nature, this conversation is the first of the Biodiversity Conversations: How important are the common loon and polar bears to Canadians? series.

A Return to School

As we in Ontario and Quebec leave the summer that never came, those on the East and West Coasts experienced record high temperature, drought and wildfires. In my 32 years at the lake, this is the least I have ever swum, and we now enter the Fall and renew our research efforts.

New MC3 2.0 Interactive Maps

New maps explore the role the BC government plays in local climate actions.

We just published two interactive maps plotting data collected from our MC3 2.0 research exploring local climate actions and innovations in BC. Using text mining to analyze a series of interviews with 11 local government climate innovators, we mapped how often the word ‘province’ was mentioned to compare whether its role differed from phase 1 (2012-2014) and phase 2 (2015-present) of the interviews.