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The ecotoxicological problem of "Dose": from explosives to little bits

Fri, 2013-10-11 10:00 - 11:25
Wong Building : Room 1050, 3610 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C5
Price: Free

Everyone is welcome to attend this CIVE 615 Environmental Engineering Seminar (part of the Environmental & Water resource engineering seminar series) given by Dr. Geoffrey I. Sunahara, Group Leader, Applied Ecotoxicology, National Research Council Canada.

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The Green Guide to Saving Money

Tue, 2013-06-18 18:00 - 21:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1
Price: $39 (or $29 with a friend)

Description: Participants in this workshop will learn simple, easily actionable ways to cut down their everyday energy use in order to save money and help the environment. Energy waste is mostly invisible, however the costs add-up quickly – by helping to identify the habits and objects most respon- sible for this waste, and quantify the financial impact, participants can start lowering utility bills and saving money. 

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Sustainability the key to domestic bliss

Mon, 2013-05-27 17:57

Published May 25, 2013, in the Domain
Written by Jacinta Le Plastrier

"One of the world's most influential and innovating architects outlines his blueprint for modern living.

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Miranda Wang: Improving the world one project at a time

Tue, 2013-05-21 16:05
The McGill Reporter
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2013
By Neale McDevitt

Talented McGill student wins international acclaim and attention for trail-blazing research.

Talented McGill student rolls up sleeves to help save the environment.

Talented McGill student uses downtime to help people in need.

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1st Annual GIMI indoor and outdoor plant sale!

Fri, 2013-06-07 11:00 - 14:00
DC - Downtown Campus Central Sector : Intersection of lower fields (halfway between Arts building & Roddick gates), 845 Sherbrook Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 0G4
Price: FREE

Call for donations of indoor plants, outdoor plants or garden supplies!


Now that spring is finally here it’s time to think about plants!!  Are any of your indoor office plants getting too big? Do you need to divide your garden perennials?  Are your neighbours and friends tired of accepting your divided perennial “gifts”? Did you start too many tomato plants? We would be thrilled to receive any of them!

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Second Annual McGill E-Waste Collection event hosted by Reboot McGill

Thu, 2013-04-04 09:00 - Fri, 2013-04-05 16:00
Roddick Memorial Gate : 845 Sherbrooke St. West Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T5
Price: FREE

Drop off your old computers and other personal electronic gadgets on campus during this unique two day event!

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"Opportunity Cost: Lessons for Canada’s Political Future From its Environmental Past" - Spring Eakin Lecture by Professor Claire Campbell

Mon, 2013-03-25 16:00
Peel 3463 : 3463 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

Monday, March 25 - Eakin Lecture by Professor Claire Campbell

Professor Campbell

4:00 pm, MISC Offices (3463 Peel), 2nd floor conference room, free admission

Opportunity Cost: Lessons for Canada’s political future from its environmental past 

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The anxieties of achievement and the ambiguities of accomplishment

Fri, 2013-02-15 15:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 504, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Price: Free

ALL ARE WELCOME.   
ADMISSION IS FREE FOR THE LECTURE AND FOR A POST-LECTURE WINE-AND-CHEESE RECEPTION.

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Dietary shifts driving up phosphorus use

Rising meat consumption, calorie intake complicate efforts to conserve essential resource
Thu, 2013-01-17 11:28

Dietary changes since the early 1960s have fueled a sharp increase in the amount of mined phosphorus used to produce the food consumed by the average person over the course of a year, according to a new study led by researchers at McGill University. Between 1961 and 2007, rising meat consumption and total calorie intake underpinned a 38% increase in the world’s per capita “phosphorus footprint,” the researchers conclude in a paper published online in Environmental Research Letters.

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