Sustainability and Biology

UBC’s new sustainability website ( showcases the areas in which sustainability issues are being addressed at the university.

UBC courses with a sustainability designation are profiled on the website: courses are allocated to one or more “sustainability categories” based on a modified 3 pillar model of sustainability (environment, society, economy + technology; for a detailed description see:

This list of courses will be helpful in selecting electives for those students who are interested in building a “sustainability learning pathway” within their overall biology program.


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