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Title: Livable Communities
Author: Vice President Research, Office of the
Subject Keywords Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability;B.C. Coastal Ecosystems Service Project;IRES;sea otters;Kai Chan;urchins;kelp;environmental health;biodiversity;Sustainability by Design project;Greater Vancouver;population growth;Patrick Condon;livability;Water governance;water shortages;John Wagner;Indigenous communities;Okanagan;Air Quality Management Plan;air pollution;AQMP;Metro Vancouver;urban planning;Douw Steyn;Michael Brauer
Issue Date: 2009
Publicly Available in cIRcle 2009-06-22
Publisher Office of the Vice President Research, The University of British Columbia
Abstract: What makes a community sustainable? Is it the effective management of local environmental resources? Or meeting the social, economic and health needs of its population? For the five UBC researchers in the following pages, the answer is unequivocally both. From tackling water scarcity to environmental health and planning, these researchers are individually working to ensure local communities are equipped with the necessary knowledge to remain sustainable for generations to come.
Affiliation: VP Research
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/9515
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