Biodiversity

Prof. Peter Arcese, MSc, PhD

Prof. Peter Arcese, MSc, PhD

Professor

FRBC Chair in Applied Conservation Biology

Conservation biology, spatial planning, birds, mammals, plants, small populations, cultural uses, evolution, ecology, wildlife ecology, invasive species, overabundant species, inbreeding, rapid evolution, climate change, habitat change,

Dr. Scott G. Hinch

Dr. Scott G. Hinch

Professor

Director, Natural Resources Conservation Program

Salmon migrations, salmon ecology, salmon fisheries, fish conservation, land use impacts (e.g. forestry) on fish and habitat

Greg Henry, PhD

Professor

Arctic tundra ecosystems, climate change, warming experiments, plant adaptation, caribou and muskox populations, Arctic climate reconstruction, the International Tundra Experiment (ITEX), ArcticNet, the International Polar Year (IPY), biological diversity, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Karen Needham

Karen Needham

Lecturer and Curator, Spencer Entomological Collection

Aquatic insects, biological diversity

Dr. John Richardson, PhD

Dr. John Richardson, PhD

Professor

water, endangered species, species at risk, freshwater, conservation, wildlife, ecology, populations, ecosystems, invertebrates,

John Innes

John Innes

Professor

Forestry, forest management, forest certification, aboriginal forestry, biodiversity, climate change, communities and livelihoods, conservation, ecosystems, forest management, forest policy, social impact, sustainability, drought, forest fires, wildfires, heat waves, people’s responses to heat waves, impact of heat waves on forests, adaptation of forests to climate change, responses of resorts (such as Whistler) to climate change, biological diversity, sustainable development, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Brian Leander, PhD

Brian Leander, PhD

Professor

Marine biology, invertebrate zoology, evolutionary biology, protistology, phylogenetics, zoology,

Colin J. Brauner

Associate Professor

Gas exchange, ion regulation and acid-base balance in fish, biological diversity

Wayne Maddison, PhD

Wayne Maddison, PhD

Professor

Canada Research Chair in Biodiversity

Arachnology, spiders, biodiversity, biological diversity

Diane Srivastava

Diane Srivastava

Professor

Dept. of Zoology

Biodiversity Research Centre

ecology, freshwater, tropics, food webs, predator-prey interactions, data synthesis, Canadian ecology and evolution research community

Douglas Altshuler

Assistant Professor

Animal flight, biomechanics, motor control, vision, hummingbirds, biological diversity

Allan L. Carroll

Allan L. Carroll

Professor

Director, Forest Sciences Undergraduate Program

Climate change, mountain pine beetle, bark beetles, forest disturbance, integrated pest management, insect ecology, population dynamics, insect-plant interactions, biological diversity, sustainable development, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Dr. Mary O’Connor, PhD

Dr. Mary O’Connor, PhD

Professor

Climate change, ocean, seafood, seagrass, eelgrass, invertebrate, ecology, environment, biological diversity, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Sean Smukler, PhD

Sean Smukler, PhD

Associate Professor, Applied Biology & Soil Science

Junior Chair, Agriculture and the Environment

Agriculture, environment, sustainable development, ecosystem services, biological diversity

Dr. Farah Shroff, BSc, MEd (Primary Health Care), PhD

Dr. Farah Shroff, BSc, MEd (Primary Health Care), PhD

Public Health Researcher and Educator

public health, social equity, women’s health, global politics, social determinants of health, anti-racism, anti-imperialism, integrative health, holistic health practices, yoga, meditation, indigenous systems of health, health policy,

Douglas Justice

Douglas Justice

Associate Director

botany, taxonomy, dendrology, trees, garden plants, cherry trees, maple trees, rhododendrons,

Kai Chan, PhD

Kai Chan, PhD

Professor

Canada Research Chair, Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem services, ecosystem-based management, biodiversity conservation, sustainability science, social-ecological systems, environmental assessment, environmental policy, biological diversity, sustainable development, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Tara Moreau, PhD

Tara Moreau, PhD

Sessional Instructor

Associate Director, Sustainability and Community Programs

Sustainable agriculture, organic agriculture, urban agriculture, community-based research, biodiversity, integrated pest management, best management practices, climate change, mitigation, adaptation, resilience, food policy, non-profit organizations, social enterprise, biological diversity, sustainable development, crop farming, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Joleen Timko, PhD

Joleen Timko, PhD

Research Associate

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), forests, livelihoods, Indigenous people, Africa, community engagement, conservation social sciences

Sara Dubois, MSc, PhD

Sara Dubois, MSc, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Animal welfare, conservation, Wild animals, animal welfare, animal science, biology of urban wildlife, oil spill, trophy hunting, wildlife management, exotic animals, zoos, aquariums, captive wildlife, animal cruelty, human dimensions, values, public engagement, humane pest control, wildlife contraception, animals in research, teaching and testing