Biodiversity Research Centre Members in the News
 
 25 Jul 2014 Hybrid songbirds' sense of direction as mixed as their genes ( Tech Times, UBC News) Kira Delmore
Darren Irwin
 3 Jun 2014 Scientists' letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper: Reject Northern Gateway (Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen) Kai Chan, Eric Taylor
 10 Mar 2014 Climate change threatens lizards with extinction
(Science Daily, UBC News)
Jennifer Sunday
19 Feb 2014 Bridging the Leadership Gap: Investing in Graduate Training (Part 1; Part 2)
LeopoldLP blog post
Kai Chan
10 Feb 2014 Maps show expected redistribution of global species due to climate change ( Science Daily) Mary O'Connor
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10 Sep 2013 Opening a can of data-sharing worms
Scientific American
Tim Vines & many BRC members
17 Feb 2013 Wiping out top predators messes up the climate
New Scientist
John Richardson
 6 Feb 2013 Bio-diversity safeguards against natural disaster, study finds
CBC News
Roy Turkington
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 1 Dec 2012 High Plains Drifter, Sanctuary for the Soul - A review of: Serengeti Story: Life and Science in the World’s Greatest Wildlife Region. By Anthony Sinclair. Oxford University Press; 270 pages
The Economist
Tony Sinclair
30 Nov 2012 Inborn maps mean Yukon birds follow ancient migration routes
Yukon News
Darren Irwin
 2 Nov 2012 "Genius grant" helps secure Okanagan habitats for at-risk species
UBC Media Release
Sally Otto
26 Sep 2012 Backpack-toting birds help UBC researchers reveal migratory divide, conservation hotspots
Science Daily
Kira Delmore
Darren Irwin
 9 Aug 2012 Researchers find threat from biodiversity loss equals climate change threat
Huff Post Politics Canada
Diane Srivastava
 18 Jul 2012 Single-cell parasites co-opt Òready-madeÓ genes from host: UBC research (UBC News) Patrick Keeling
28 May 2012 Canadian scientists slam weakening of federal Fisheries Act
Vancouver Sun
Eric Taylor
Sally Otto
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Nov. 28, 2011 Marine Biodiversity Loss Due to Global Warming and Predation, Study Predicts
Science Daily
Chris Harley
Oct. 20, 2011 The big chill of ocean warming
The Georgia Straight
Chris Harley
Sept. 20, 2011 UBC biologist wins MacArthur “genius” grant
UBC Press Release
Sally Otto
July 20, 2011 NASA probes B.C. lake. Canadian, U.S. scientists search waters of Cariboo lake, which holds potential cluesto life on Mars
The Vancouver Sun
Curtis Suttle
Feb. 10, 2011 Single-Cell Marine Predator's Unique Survival Mechanisms Revealed
Science News
Patrick Keeling
Jan. 24, 2011 Soaring deer numbers hurting other species, UBC study finds
Vancouver Sun
Peter Arcese
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Nov. 18, 2010 We're losing the battle for diversity of life
The Vancouver Sun
Sally Otto
Kai Chan
Oct. 28, 2010 Biodiversity: A new giant virus is confounding old certainties
The Economist
Matthias Fischer
  (Ph.D.)
Curtis Suttle
Sept. 15, 2010 Road will ruin Serengeti
Nature
Tony Sinclair
Aug. 18, 2010 Self-cloning aspens may seem to have the secret to immortal life, but research shows cloning has its limits
Discovery News
Dilara Ally
  (Ph.D.)
Aug. 8, 2010 Fish rapidly evolved to tolerate colder temperatures
Science News
Rowan Barrett
  (Ph.D.)
Feb. 5, 2010 UBC researcher discovers that birds use feathers "to touch"
BBC Earth News
Sampath Seneviratne
  (Post-doc)
Jan. 12, 2010 UBC receives $10.5M to map genome of sunflower family
UBC Public Affairs
Loren Rieseberg
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Dec. 09, 2009 Tropical birds waited for land crossing between North and South America
UBC Public Affairs
Dolph Schluter
Nov. 17, 2009 Alternative animal feed part of global fisheries crisis fix: UBC study
UBC Public Affairs
Daniel Pauly
Oct. 13, 2009 UBC Scientists to Help Evaluate Canada's Biodiversity Research Capacity
UBC Science News
Sally Otto
Wayne Maddison
Oct. 08, 2009 Tropics face fish famine due to climate change
The Guardian
Daniel Pauly
Sep. 10, 2009 Tiny fish scores big victory for endangered species
CBC News
Eric Taylor
Aug. 4, 2009 UBC researchers find first-ever "wanderlust gene" in tiny bony fish
UBC Public Affairs
Rowan Barrett
  (PhD Student)
July 31, 2009 Northern grasses "punching above their weight"
Your Yukon
Jennie McLaren
  (PhD Student)
July 27, 2009 UBC researchers help push for standard DNA barcodes for plants
UBC Science News
Sean Graham
July 22, 2009 Modest fisheries reduction could protect vast coastal ecosystems
UBC Public Affairs
Amanda Vincent
Natalie Ban
 (former PhD student)
July 03, 2009 Serengeti birds maintain forests by inhibiting seed predators
Science podcast
Gregory Sharam
 (former PhD student) Tony Sinclair
Roy Turkington
June 24, 2009 Hot summers, calm seas are tipping point for Tatoosh Island's red alga
UBC Science News
Chris Harley
June 19, 2009 Desperate times. When should we move species to save them from climate change?
UBC Science News
Mark Vellend
June 09, 2009 Rapid climate change forces scientists to evaluate extreme conservation strategies
U.S. News & World Report
Mark Vellend
May 29, 2009 Elevated Water Temperature and Acidity Boost Growth of Key Sea Star Species
UBC Science News
Rebecca Gooding
  (PhD student)
Apr. 1, 2009 UBC study first to show evolution’s impact on ecosystems
UBC Public Affairs
Dolph Schluter
Luke Harmon
 (former Post-doc)
Blake Matthews
 (Post-doc)
Mar. 25, 2009 Up to 50 new species of jumping spider found in Papua New Guinea
Times Online
Wayne Maddison
Mar. 25, 2009 New species of spiders discovered by UBC scientist in Papua New Guinea
UBC Public Affairs
Wayne Maddison
Mar. 7, 2009 The end of the debate
The Ottawa Citizen (archived version)
Sally Otto
Feb. 5, 2009 Factoring biodiversity into farming
UBC Public Affairs
Kai Chan
Feb. 5, 2009 Salmon forum finds management of BC waters must be shifted to an ecosystem basis to support both wild and farmed salmon
BC Pacific Salmon Forum Media Release
Eric Taylor
Jan. 27, 2009 Billion-year revision of plant evolution timeline may stem from discovery of lignin in seaweed
UBC Public Affairs
Patrick Martone
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Dec. 4, 2008 Project cultivates ancient chocolate delights
UBC Public Affairs
Hannes Dempewolf
  (PhD Student)
Aug. 28, 2008 "Armoured" fish study helps strengthen Darwin's Natural Selection Theory
UBC Public Affairs
Dolph Schluter
Aug. 5, 2008 Spiders who eat together, stay together: UBC research
UBC Public Affairs
Leticia Avilés
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Nov. 1, 2007 UBC leads effort to promote sustainable use of marine life in Traditional Chinese Medicine
UBC Public Affairs
Amanda Vincent
Oct., 2007 Quelling evolutionary controversy: sunflowers shed light on origins of species
Synergy - Journal of UBC Science
Loren Rieseberg
Oct., 2007 Biodiversity and ecosystem function: an interdependent dance among species
Synergy - Journal of UBC Science
Diane Srivastava
Aug. 23, 2007 Groups sue minister for failing to protect endangered fish
Ecojustice Media Release
Eric Taylor
Mar. 15, 2007 Cold is Hot in Evolution: UBC researchers debunk belief species evolve faster in tropics
UBC Public Affairs
Dolph Schluter
Mar. 14, 2007 UBC researchers reveal dwarf aquatic plants’ hidden ancestry
UBC Public Affairs
Sean Graham
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Nov. 2, 2006 Birds of a feather, discovered together
UBC Public Affairs
Darren Irwin
Oct. 30, 2006 New cost-benefit model will aid efforts to conserve wilderness: UBC researcher
UBC Public Affairs
Kai Chan
Sep. 5, 2006 Sex is good for evolution: UBC researcher
UBC Public Affairs
Sally Otto
Jul. 6, 2006 Scientist puts sunflower on evolutionary map
UBC Reports
Loren Riesberg
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Dec. 9, 2005 Faculty win science awards for early career achievement
UBC News Digest
Michael Doebeli
Apr. 2005 Six new Canada Research Chairs announced
UBC Annual Reports
Loren Riesberg
Mark Vellend
Nov. 15, 2004 Ocean’s mud-dwellers provide clues to the impact extinction can have on ecosystems
UBC Public Affairs
Diane Srivastava
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