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It's not just library fines: campus security services is also giving everyone a break--all for a good cause, until mid December. The annual UVic Food for Fines program helps fill foodbank
shelves by offering relief from library fines and parking tickets in exchange for food donations to Mustard Seed and UVSS Food Bank.
Solar-powered lights embedded in bike lanes. Foot rests at intersections. Interactive walking maps on trails. These are just a few of the cool ideas from University of Victoria students to
encourage cycling and walking in urban and rural environments around Greater Victoria.
University of Victoria doctoral candidate Nick Stanger is researching “sense of place” and how formative places become transformative places. Stanger says with more and more time spent online
and in front of screens, people are losing their connection to the ecological systems that are life sustaining, both in the physical and psychological senses.
BC grizzly bears are being over hunted, putting the future of the population at risk, say the authors of a new study released today in the scientific journal PLOS ONE. Researchers from UVic, SFU
and Raincoast Conservation Foundation show in their report that there are serious shortfalls with the management of the grizzly bear hunt in BC.