Environmental Health and Safety

Researchers from the McGill University and University of Pennsylvania have found evidence to show climate change is the main reason for the disappearance of ice-free regions, known as polynyas.

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Classified as: environment, Sustainability, climate change, Antartica, Univeristy of Pensylvania
Published on: 1 Apr 2014

French researchers are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

Published on March 4, 2014 | The Globe and Mail
by Tu Thanh Ha

French researchers who have revived a 30,000-year-old giant virus from a sample of Siberian permafrost are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

Classified as: environment, global warming, office of sustainability, mcgill research, pathogens
Published on: 19 Mar 2014

Composting on campus: a big project in the works. After finishing the last bite of an apple, it’s almost second nature to toss it into the trash can before heading off to class. But what happens then?

Published on Feb 7, 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Jenny Shen and Marlee Vinegar

Classified as: students, Sustainability, food, composting
Published on: 19 Feb 2014

McGill School Or Architecture teams up with volunteers to foster growth of Montreal's bee population.

Published on Feb 18, 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Ilana Khin

Classified as: Sustainability, education, ECOLE, student initaitives
Published on: 19 Feb 2014

Educational Community Living Environment looks forward to new house

Published on Feb 17, 2014 | The Daily
Written by Sarina Gupta

Classified as: Sustainability, ECOLE, student initiaitives
Published on: 19 Feb 2014