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Ecological Restoration (MSc)

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

This is Canada’s first master’s program specializing in Ecological Restoration and is offered as a joint program between British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and Simon Fraser University ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Resource and Environmental Management (PhD)

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The PhD program in Resource and Environmental Management provides an opportunity for pursuing high-level research and interdisciplinary education in natural resources and environmental management. This degree is intended to be ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Resource and Environmental Planning (MRM)

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The Resource and Environmental Planning Program is a professional certified planning program accredited by the Planning Standards Board for the Planning Profession of Canada and the Planning Institute of B ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Resource and Environmental Management (MRM)

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The School of Resource and Environmental Management (REM) is one of the first multidisciplinary graduate programs in resource management to have been developed in Canada. The School is distinguished from ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Urban Studies Certificate

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

This certificate studies the nature and functions of the contemporary city from an interdisciplinary perspective. It is suited to those contemplating careers in urban planning, governance, consulting, non-profits, and related ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Environmental Literacy Certificate

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The program addresses the need for undergraduate students from a broad range of disciplines to have a basic understanding of the complexity and interdisciplinarity of environmental issues. It seeks to ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Environmental Education Minor

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Students who want to develop skills in environmental and outdoor education for students from kindergarten through grade 12, will be interested in this program. Students of this program can study ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Environmental Toxicology Minor

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

This program is for those who want to research and monitor how toxins such as chemical pesticides affect our environments. Student who participate in the program will study organic chemistry ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Resource and Environmental Management Minor

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Resource and environmental management solutions emerge from interactions among the social and natural sciences. REM provides the opportunity to learn how key concepts, methods, and techniques from both social and ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Corporate Environmental and Social Sustainability Certificate

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The business world is rapidly embracing the principles of sustainability. Whether you are looking for an edge in the job market, or seeking to understand how business can co-exist with ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The Environmental Science Program aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the environment underpinned by a strong foundation in science. This program combines several academic approaches to facilitate ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Sustainable Business: Joint Major in Business and Environment (BA/BEnv)

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Recognizing the need to adapt business practices to the opportunities and challenges of an evolving global environment, the Business and Environment Joint Major in Sustainable Business consists of core courses ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Global Environmental Systems (BEnv)

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The GES major focuses on understanding social and biophysical systems at the global scale including climate change consequences and mitigation.

The only degree of its kind in Canada, graduates of ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Resource and Environmental Management (BEnv)

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

REM majors study a broad range of socio-cultural and biophysical perspectives with emphasis on supporting sustainable resource management communication and decision-making.

The only degree of its kind in Canada, graduates ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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British Columbia (BC) Cool Campus Challenge

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)
  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • Selkirk College (BC)
  • Thompson Rivers University (BC)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • University of British Columbia Okanagan (BC)

The BC Cool Campus Challenge (the Challenge) was launched in 2019 as a province-wide energy conservation challenge led by five post-secondary institutions in British Columbia, Canada. This was the first ...


Resilience and Pedagogy: Learning From International Field Studies in Urban Resilience in Canada and Germany

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • Technical University of Dortmund

What impact does an immersive, international field school experience have on learning about urban resilience; and conversely, what impact does a framing concept of urban resilience have on international field ...


Wild Pedagogies: Touchstones for Re-Negotiating Education and the Environment in the Anthropocene

  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • Lakehead University (ON)

This book explores why the concept of wild pedagogy is an essential aspect of education in these times; a re-negotiated education that acknowledges the necessity of listening to voices in ...

  • Posted July 25, 2018
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SFU's Zero Waste Initiative

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

In January 2014, SFU launched its Zero Waste Initiative, with the aim of diverting 70% of waste from landfill, while doubling the amount recycled or composted. This goal was adopted ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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SFU’s 20-Year Sustainability Vision and Goals Case Study Submission

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

On the 50th Anniversary of the institution, SFU launched an ambitious engagement process to map out and envision what a “sustainable SFU” would look like in 20 years. The yearlong ...


Simon Fraser University’s Zero Waste Initiative

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

SFU was one of the first universities to implement a standardized, 4-stream Zero Waste system (including composting) uniformly across all three of its campuses, each of which lies in a ...


College and University Environmental Programs as a Policy Problem (Part 2): Strategies for Improvement

  • Yale University (CT)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)
  • University of Alberta (AB)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)
  • Bucknell University (PA)
  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • Ursinus College (PA)

Environmental studies and environmental sciences programs in American and Canadian colleges and universities seek to ameliorate environmental problems through empirical enquiry and analytic judgment. In a companion article (Part 1 ...

  • Posted Aug. 19, 2016
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College and University Environmental Programs as a Policy Problem (Part 1): Integrating Knowledge, Education, and Action for a Better World?

  • Yale University (CT)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)
  • University of Alberta (AB)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)
  • Bucknell University (PA)
  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • Ursinus College (PA)

The environmental sciences/studies movement, with more than 1000 programs at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, is unified by a common interest - ameliorating environmental problems through ...

  • Posted Aug. 19, 2016
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Sustainability Peer Educator Program - Simon Fraser University

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Program Vision: Students are confident, informed, and active sustainability leaders who have the skills and experience to advance sustainability at and beyond SFU.

The Sustainability Peer Education program empowers students ...


Living Buildings as Inspirational Catalysts

  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • Hellmuth + Bicknese Architects (MO)
  • International Living Future Institute (WA)

Living Buildings must not only meet rigorous performance standards for net-positive energy & water, healthy environments and elimination of toxic materials, they also provide feedback to their community to teach ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Developing partnerships with students around energy use: the role of energy literacy

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • University of Plymouth (Devon)

Carbon reduction and climate change are key agendas in UK higher education (HE), as they are internationally. Existing research has highlighted the importance of developing partnerships for sustainable development in ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Education for Sustainable Development: Comparing Institutional Initiatives

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The integration of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) into the curriculum is a goal of many universities. This session will explore initiatives at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, and ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Institutionalizing student involvement: how one not-profit focuses and develops the leadership capacity of students in the campus sustainability movement.

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

One of the most important factors in achieving campus sustainability is the engagement of the student population. For many staff and faculty, and even students, this can be a challenging ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability Course Inventory as a Foundation for Sustainability and Environmental Program Development using STARS

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Simon Fraser University, in Vancouver, Canada, recently conducted an inventory of sustainability-related, sustainability-focused and environment courses as part of the requirements of the STARS accreditation process. The results of the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Campus Sustainability and student engagement: how to institutionalize and grow student engagement in the campus sustainability movement; and why we must.

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Achieving campus sustainability is a complicated objective, and it involves major shifts in the traditional framework within which these institutions are set. One of the most important factors in achieving ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Effective Peer-to-Peer Behavior Change Programs for Universities

  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

A workshop which aims to prepare participants to design and develop effective peer-to-peer behavior change and sustainability leadership programs within a university setting. The majority of peer-to-peer behavior change programs ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Educating for Sustainability? Investigating Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Programs in Canada.

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Educating for Sustainability? Investigating Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Programs in Canada.

This research investigates interdisciplinary undergraduate university programs in Canada that aim to integrate the concept of sustainability into the curriculum in ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Graduate Certificate in Development & Sustainability

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The Development and Sustainability Graduate Certificate links faculty teaching and research across nine units and three faculties in the university, and enables students to coordinate their graduate studies so as ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Minor in Development & Sustainability

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Undergraduate students are invited to add the Development and Sustainability Minor to their degree to explore various aspects of sustainability that arise from the complex relationship between development and the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Sustainable Community Development

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

A Post Baccalaureate Diploma (”post bac” or PBD) is a program designed for those who already have undergraduate degrees or the equivalent. It is not a master’s degree, but ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Community Development

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The SCD certificate combines theory with practice. Certificate students gain a broad knowledge base while applying concepts and practices taught by top professionals in the field. Guest speakers, group work ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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U-Pass Review: Final Report

  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Student U-Pass programs were implemented in September 2003 at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Simon Fraser University (SFU). Each of these U-Pass agreements were implemented under agreements between ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Sustainable transportation and land use planning at Simon Fraser University: A case study of the Burnaby Mountain Campus

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

This study examines the feasibility of developing a Sustainable Transportation Plan that aims to reduce single-occupant vehicle (SOV) trips to and from Simon Fraser University's (SFU) Burnaby Mountain Campus ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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10 kW Array: Facilities Management Building

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

In the summer of 2008, SFU has taken the initiative to put up 54 solar photovoltaic panels on the south face of the Facilities Management Building to convert sunlight to ...

  • Posted Oct. 17, 2011
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Sustainability Education Across the Province (SEAP): Faculty Train the Trainer Workshop at Simon Fraser University

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

This project's purpose was to train faculty members from across British Columbia, Canada to be sustainability education trainers. The workshop enabled them to not only integrate sustainability into their ...