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Overfishing's wiping out critical BC marine predators

Tuna, shark numbers down 90 per cent from 1950s.

Low expectations for US bill pushing Keystone approval

Republican senators fight back against pipeline delays - but will their attempts have any impact?

The demise of the African forest elephant as seen from Vancouver

UBC zoologist Dr. René Beyers explains the obstacles facing the conservation of Africa's most symbolic animal.

Speaking of Taste Buds, the Art of Food Writing event

Have you always wanted to meet a Food Network TV star? Well, here’s your chance!

TEDxVancouver 2011 was thought-provoking, inspiring and really very cool

The theme for this year's "thought leadership" conference was The Frontier: the dreams we haven't yet dreamed.

Overdue IOC Olympics report highlights "Games-time" jobs and greenhouse gas emission increases

An overdue Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics IOC-commissioned report released by the University of British Columbia has revealed significant impacts to the province's economy and increases of greenhouse...

At UBC, locals revel in apples of a different sort

There’s an apple for every eye at UBC’s annual fall celebration happening at its botanical garden this weekend. The Apple Festival shows off every aspect of the tasty fruit from tree to table with...

The Oh Wells: a dash of Taylor Swift's songwriting combined with Juno's quirky charm

"I used to say “oh well” after every sentence ... and it kind of got into everyone's head [like a catchphrase]. I think it was 5 in the morning and we’re [The Oh Wells] like, "It should be 'the oh...

Rumana Monzur story: responses to news UBC student's eyes beyond repair

After today's news that UBC student Rumana Monzur's eyes are beyond repair, following the savage attack by her husband in Bangladesh, VO stopped a few people on the street to ask for their responses...

UBC's Crane Library a treasure trove of Braille, digital audio, large print and electronic text

Libraries are one of the saving graces of civilization. UBC's Crane Library offers more than most.