About: Charitable society that promotes urban agriculture and environmental conservation with educational courses. Attempts to teach people how to grow food in the city, compost their waste and take care of their home in an eco-friendly way.
About: My Green Space™ is a mobile app that helps you grow your own food with confidence. Plan the garden of your dreams in minutes. My Green Space™ customizes your garden plan based on your city, sunlight exposure, size of space and season. Daily reminders and easy tutorials keep you on track from seed to harvest. A built-in plant doctor helps you troubleshoot pests and diseases with ease. What are you waiting for… grow your own food… We can help.
About: A society focused on continued implementation of the Great Bear Rainforest and Canadian Boreal Forest Agreements. Also exists to protect endangered forests, wildlife and our climate from the threats of logging and tar sands.
Mission Statement: Society that promotes awareness of and respect for the natural world and plays a leadership role in the stewardship of Stanley Park through collaborative initiatives in education, research and conservation. Offer many volunteer opportunities such as running spring break day camps, removing invasive plants, bird monitoring and many more.
About: At SPUD and Be Fresh, our goal is to create relationships with amazing farmers, ranchers, fishermen/women, bakers, and artisans, to make it easy for you to have the freshest ingredients and amazing products delivered directly to your home or office. We believe that food should be healthy, so we partner with local producers and farmers who you can trust; real people who have integrity, who respect our environment, who care about our community, people who value sustainable farming practices and believe in the humane treatment of animals.We select local ingredients from partners who care about your food and our environment.
About: A non-profit charitable organization that addresses environmental issues in BC - they work hard to raise public awareness on environmental issues and encourage policies and practices that lead to urban sustainability.
About: The Vancouver chapter of a global-non profit, is an environmental organization focused on issues facing our oceans, waves and beaches through conservation, activism, research and education. Programs include ‘Rise About Plastics’, ‘Respect the Beach’ and ‘The Snowrider Project’.
Mission Statement: A society whose mission is to increase public awareness of non-toxic living, recycling practices, conservation of natural resources, and options for sustainable development that help to reduce our footprint on the Earth.
Mission Statement: A non-profit charity that cultivates transformative nature experiences for children and youth in urban environments to foster community connectedness, build ecological leadership skills and enhance well being.
About: A non-profit society that has volunteers which harvest extra fruit from backyard fruit trees and share them with community groups, in order to promote food recovery and community building.
Mission Statement: Vancouver’s first dedicated refill shop specializing in premium soaps. Sell biodegradable soaps selected for minimal impact on human and environmental health while keeping single-use plastics out of landfills, watersheds and energy-intensive recycling systems.
Mission Statement: A retail store entirely focused on eco-friendly organic products for the home - helping you transform your home into a natural sanctuary.
Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Engineering
Bachelor in Environmental Design
Bachelor of Arts in Geography (Environment and Sustainability)
Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Conservation
Bachelor in Urban Forestry
Bachelor of Science in Global Resource Systems
Bachelor of Science in Oceanography
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Bachelor of Science in Oceanography
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
Bachelor of Commerce with Concentration in Sustainability
To find these courses go to UBC's course listings.
ANTH 360: Introduction to Ecological Anthropology
ANTH 461: Anthropological Study of Local Ecological Knowledge
APBI 265: Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
APBI 416: Animal Welfare and Conservation Biology
ASIC 200: Global Issues in the Arts and Sciences
ASTU 210: Global Citizenship Part 1
BIO 230: Fundamentals of Ecology
BIO 420: Ocean Conservation and Sustainability
CHBE 373: Water Pollution Control
CHBE 484: Green Engineering Principles and Applications for Process Industries
CHBE 485: Air Pollution Prevention and Control
CHEM 301: Aqueous Environmental Chemistry
CHEM 302: Atmospheric Environmental Chemistry
CHEM 341: Global Challenges: A Chemical Perspective
COMM 495: Business and Sustainable Development
COMM 386G: Social Entrepreneurship
COMM 388: Design Methods for Business Innovation
CONS 101: Introduction to Conservation
CONS 200: Foundations of Conservation
CONS 210: Visualizing Climate Change
CONS 330: Conservation Science and Sustainability
CONS 440: Conservation Policy
ECON 371: Economics of the Environment
ECON 471: Economics of Nonrenewable Resources
ECON 472: Economics of Renewable Resources
ENVR 200: Introduction to Environmental Science
ENVR 400: Community Project in Environmental Science
ENVR 410: Energy, Environment and Society
ENVR 430: Ecological Dimensions of Sustainability
EOSC 314: The Ocean Environment
EOSC 315: The Ocean Ecosystem
EOSC 340: Global Climate Change
EOSC 474: Marine Pollution
FRST 415: Sustainable Forest Policy
GEOB 102: Our Changing Environment: Climate and Ecosystems
GEOB 103: Our Changing Environment: Water and Landscapes
GEOG 310: Environment and Sustainability
GEOG 312: Climate Change: Science and Society
GEOG 317: The Physical Environment of British Columbia
GEOG 318: Sustainability in a Changing Environment
GEOG 410: Environment and Society
GEOG 412: Water Management: Theory, Policy and Practice
HIST 106: Global Environmental History
MICB 301: Microbial Ecophysiology
PHIL 435: Environmental Ethics
PHYS 333: Energy and Climate
POLI 351: Environmental Politics and Policy
POLI 375A: Global Environmental Politics
PSYC 321: Environmental Psychology
SOCI 360: Sociology and Natural Resources
SOCI 420A: Sociology of the Environment
UFOR 100: Greening the City
UFOR 403: Ecological Restoration