Peter Victor Symposium Recordings

Did you miss the retirement symposium honouring Peter Victor? Do you just want to relive the fun all over again? Either way – CANSEE has made recordings of the event permanently available online so you may watch them regularly and share with your friends!

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Wisdom of the Herd, Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

This past weekend CANSEE held its first ever graduate student research symposium for emerging and early career Ecological Economics scholars. After two intense days in the University of Waterloo classrooms, the students headed north to a remote rural farm in Honeywood, Ontario for another day of team-building and leadership exercises.…

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Updated: Deadline Extended

15th Congress of the
International Society for Ecological Economics ISEE 2018

10, 11 and 12 September 2018, in the city of Puebla, Mexico | A bi-lingual congress
Ecological Economics and Socio-ecological Movements: Science, policy and challenges to global processes in a troubled world


10 New PhD Positions!

Leadership for the Ecozoic (L4E) offers exceptional graduate students the opportunity to collaborate in enabling a mutually enhancing human-Earth relationship Please note the short turnaround required for applying to this position. Position: The Gund Institute at the University of Vermont (UVM) in Burlington, Vermont and McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, seek…

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Tenure Track at the University of Waterloo

The School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), in the Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with expertise that combines business and environment.  Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a completed Ph.D. by the commencement of employment, and should…

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November Newsletter

Say ‘bonjour’ to CANSEE/SCANEE’s new executive committee! What’s in this month’s update? CANSEE executive for 2018/19 Announcing: CANSEE2018 – A student focused workshop! Congratulations to CANSEE2017 Student Award Winner: David Mallery Officer positions available within CANSEE If you have anything you want to add to our newsletter or website (news, commentaries,…

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ISSC to merge with ICSU to create International Science Council

World’s leading bodies of social and natural sciences agree to merge in 2018, forming the ‘International Science Council’ to serve as the global voice for science At a historic joint meeting, members of two leading international science councils voted to merge, launching a process that will see the formation of…

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Research Opportunities at UBC

The Food Systems PRISM Lab ( at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan is seeking high-caliber undergraduate, Masters, PhD and Postdoctoral researchers who have a strong interest in research and publication in the field of food system sustainability. Students may propose their own research questions, or apply to work…

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CANSEE 2017 Note

The executive would like to send a final ‘Thank you!!!’ to all those who helped make CANSEE 2017 our best conference, yet. It wouldn’t have been possible without the hardwork and dedication of all the volunteers, speakers, and attendees. Thank you, and watch the CANSEE newsletter for upcoming publishing and…

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Can We Stop the Advance of Climate Change While Growing the Global Economy?

Brett Dolter and Peter Victor discuss growing the global economy and combatting climate change. Climate change is a “super wicked problem” (Levin et al., 2012). Stopping the rise of global temperatures requires complete decarbonization of our energy system. This shift will upend existing power structures, and disrupt habits and behavioural norms. To add to…

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