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Aspen Ono defends her Master’s
Aspen defended her Master’s, entitled “The Canadian Outdoors from the Perspective of Recent Immigrants in Metro Vancouver: Nature Nurtures Newcomers“. Aspen was co-supervised by David Boyd. Congratulations!
Ale Echeverri wins the Freda Pagani Outstanding PhD Thesis Award at UBC
Congratulations to Alejandra Echeverri for this honour, for her 2019 PhD entitled, “Losing woodcreepers, iconizing manakins, and despising grackles: understanding human-bird relationships in agro-ecological landscapes“
Díaz et al., Investments’ role in ecosystem degradation—Response
Díaz, S., J. Settele, E.S. Brondízio, H.T. Ngo, A. Pfaff, S. Polasky, J. Agard, A. Arneth, P. Balvanera, K.A. Brauman, S.H.M. Butchart, K.M.A. Chan, L.A. Garibaldi, K. Ichii, J. Liu, S.M. Subramanian, G.F. Midgley, P. Miloslavich, Z. Molnár, D. Obura, A. Purvis, J. Razzaque, B. Reyers, R.R. Chowdhury, Y.-J. Shin, I. Visseren-Hamakers, K.J. Willis and C.N. Zayas (2020). “Investments’ role in ecosystem degradation—Response.” Science 368(6489): 377-377. Doi: 10.1126/science.abb6019
Kai gives a BES Ecology Live webinar
Kai helped kick off the British Ecological Society’s Ecology Live webinar series, with >760 attendees. Kai talked about “Transforming Supply Chains to Save Nature: Relational Values and a Community of Heroes”. YouTube
Chapman et al., How value conflicts infected the science of riparian buffers
Chapman, M., T. Satterfield and K.M.A. Chan (2020). “How value conflicts infected the science of riparian restoration for endangered salmon habitat in America’s Pacific Northwest: Lessons for the application of conservation science to policy.” Biological Conservation 244: 108508. url
Kai’s Commentary in Global News re: COVID-19
On April 12, Kai published an article titled, “How the coronavirus pandemic is a symptom of bigger problems“.
It begins, “I worry about COVID-19 and the sweeping economic harm it is bringing, but I worry far more if nothing big changes….”
Martone et al., Tourism benefits associated with sea otters in coastal BC
Martone, R.G., R. Naidoo, T. Coyle, B. Stelzer and K.M.A. Chan (2020). “Characterizing tourism benefits associated with top-predator conservation in coastal British Columbia.” Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems n/a(n/a). url