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UBC Okanagan: Mold Can Infiltrate, Weaken Bio-composite Materials

2018-01-11 18:01:00| Coatings World Breaking News

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U.S. UBC Recycling Drops to 49.4% in 2016

2017-11-15 17:11:52| Waste Age

The U.S. UBC recycling rate dropped to 49.4 percent in 2016, which is its lowest level in years.

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UBC engineers use fiber from recycled tires to develop more resilient concrete

2017-06-19 11:55:42| Green Car Congress

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Climate change: Evolution spurs speedy plant migration, UBC study finds

2016-07-30 22:53:00| Climate Ark Climate Change & Global Warming Newsfeed

Vancouver Sun: Scientists may be underestimating how quickly the Earth`s plants can change location in response to climate change, according to a study from the University of B.C. As the global average temperature rises, the comfort zones of many plants and trees are easing north or into higher elevations, but the speed with which they move is being driven by evolutionary responses. Plants cultivated to evolve were able to move 200 per cent further across difficult landscapes over six generations than plants...

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Montreal households the greenest in Canada: UBC study

2016-07-29 22:32:00| Climate Ark Climate Change & Global Warming Newsfeed

Environmental News Network: Montreal homes are the most sustainable in the country, and Edmonton's the least, according to a new University of British Columbia study that compares average household greenhouse gas emissions in major cities across Canada. Using census data over a 12-year span, researchers ranked cities on how much carbon dioxide the average Canadian family (two to three people) with an annual income of $81,000 in each city produced in a year from the combined use of electricity, gasoline and natural gas. The...

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