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5 ways to cut food waste at home

Wasting food wastes money and the resources used to grow and distribute food. These tips from UBC can help you reduce food waste

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Why all human rights depend on a healthy environment

Environmental degradation threatens our human rights, including the rights to life, health and food

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Top ways to reduce your carbon footprint: They’re not what you might think

Well-meaning individuals often make poor choices when it comes to reducing their carbon footprint

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What lies ahead for Fridays for Future and the youth climate movement

The pandemic interrupted climate justice protests, but the youth climate movement is adapting

Smoke from wildfires descends on Vancouver

10 tips for coping with wildfire smoke, from a public health expert

Protect yourself from the risks of hazardous wildfire smoke

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How to climate-proof your neighbourhood, one step at a time

The Citizen’s Coolkit offers ideas for action to help cool your neighbourhood

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Saving the humble honeybee

UBC researchers are looking at ways to improve bee health