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We can grow our way out of famine

In an OpEd piece in The National, a new English-language daily in Abu Dhabi, Chandra Madramootoo, Dean of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at McGill writes that in the early 1960s, parts of the world, particularly Asia, were affected by back-to-back droughts that led to massive starvation, famine and deaths.

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Published on : 12 May 2008

Inter-campus shuttle bus on summer schedule

The inter-campus shuttle bus service will be on summer schedule from May 1 to August 22 inclusive.

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Published on : 30 Apr 2008

Eco-minds at work

McGill researchers are drawing attention to what they call "ecosystem flips," a dramatic change in soil composition.

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Published on : 22 Apr 2008

McGill Experts: Global Food Crisis

The United Nations has described the current global food crisis as having reached emergency proportions. And many experts predict there will be no quick fix.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2008

Sudden "ecosystem flips" imperil world's poorest regions, say water experts

Canadian and Swedish researchers probe links between agriculture and environmental degradation like toxic algae blooms

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Published on : 02 Apr 2008

McGill researcher short-listed for Herzberg Gold Medal

Biologist named as finalist for Canada's most prestigious science prize

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Published on : 21 Feb 2008

Founder's Day at Mac

What's green, growing and more vibrant than ever at 101 years old? Why, Macdonald Campus, of course.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2008

Growing older, growing stronger: Mac turns 101

Welcome to Macdonald Campus, where the key word is "growth."

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Published on : 07 Feb 2008