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The future of chocolate is unclear

January 29, 2019 - Media release

A new paper by UVic geographer Sophia Carodenuto reveals troubling questions and provides specific recommendations for the future of cocoa farming in some of the world’s key cocoa-producing countries—Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana and Cameroon—amidst the pressures of climate change, soil erosion and excessive forest loss.

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UVic chosen as location for UNESCO project during International Year of Indigenous Languages

January 28, 2019 - Media release

The new Language Revitalization Pole, commissioned by the First Nations Education Foundation (FNEF), will be located at UVic as a centrepiece of UN International Year of Indigenous Languages and is also a significant point of reflection for UVic’s ongoing commitment to the work of decolonizing and Indigenizing the university.

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