Student Research Profile: Stephen Decker, PhD Candidate

Stephen’s work focuses on the human dimensions of wildlife management. His research is based in Newfoundland and Labrador where provincial resource managers face a range of wildlife management issues, some of the most prominent being significant declines in caribou (Rangifer tarandus) populations in both the Newfoundland and Labrador portions of the province, several hundred vehicle […]

Assessing regulators’ information needs: Making decisions about cumulative effects in the Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories’ Cumulative Impact Monitoring Program (NWT CIMP) works to “…analyze data …traditional knowledge and other pertinent information for the purpose of monitoring the cumulative impact on the environment of concurrent and sequential uses of land and water and deposits of waste in the Mackenzie Valley”. The challenges facing CIMP include identifying the cumulative […]

Assessing regulators’ information needs: Making decisions about cumulative effects in the Northwest Territories

Assessing regulators’ information needs: Making decisions about cumulative effects in the Northwest Territories

Led by Dr. Bram Noble in partnership with Dr. Kevin Hanna at UBC, this project will help determine what information regulators need. Photo by: Claire Marchildon

Support for CEAR Facilities

Support for CEAR facilities is provided by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the BC Knowledge Development Fund and The University of British Columbia. Our setting and approach provide an opportunity for students to benefit from interaction with practitioners and researchers. Located in the Fipke Centre for Innovative Research at UBC’s Okanagan Campus, CEAR provides infrastructure […]

CEAR researchers receive grant for work in Canada’s Arctic

Environmental assessment (EA) has a long and influential history in Northern Canada. It was the 1977 Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, led by Thomas Berger, which established an “international standard EA in the Arctic and elsewhere, and created expectations about the potential for EA. Much of the current EA regulatory system in the North developed from […]

CEAR researchers receive grant for work in Canada’s Arctic

CEAR researchers receive grant for work in Canada’s Arctic

Funding awarded from Irving Shipbuilding and Nunavut Research Institute to nine research projects across Canada. Photo by: Ryan Barry, Nunavut Impact Review Board

Support for CEAR Facilities

Support for CEAR Facilities

Provided by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the BC Knowledge Development Fund and the University of British Columbia.