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Adjunct Professor, Allard School of Law. Senior Director, UBC Sustainability Initiative, University of British Columbia

Linda Nowlan is the Senior Director, UBC Sustainability Initiative. Previously she headed the Marine Program and worked as a Staff Lawyer at West Coast Environmental Law She is an adjunct professor at the Allard School of Law at UBC and a member of the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law and World Commission on Protected Areas. Linda also worked as Director, Pacific Conservation with WWF-Canada, as a Faculty Research Associate at the UBC Program on Water Governance, and as a litigation lawyer in Vancouver. Her advocacy has contributed to numerous law reforms and her publications focus on ocean, water and biodiversity protection law.


  • –present
    Adjunct Professor, Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia


  • 1983 
    University of Toronto Law Faculty of Law, JD