Macdonald Campus news
Polar communities are the first to observe the effects of climate change and Canada’s North is no exception. In the area of Old Crow Flats located in northern Yukon Territory, the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation has sought the help of a group of seven researchers to measure the impact of climate change on their internationally recognized wetland. One of them is Murray M. Humphries, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Natural Resource at McGill and member of the university’s Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment (CINE).
What factors contribute to the health of the Inuit and their ability to deal with change? A study headed by Grace Egeland, professor with the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and researcher with the Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment (CINE) at McGill University, will attempt to answer this question as part of the myriad questions being asked and answered within International Polar year, which starts today.
The Mac men's lumberjacks prove to be rotten hosts when they leave the competition in their sawdust at the 47th annual McGill Woodsmen Competition at Macdonald Campus.
A half dozen of the world's top environmental scientists gathered as part of the Macdonald Centenary Symposium to look ahead to the environmental challenges of the next 100 years.
This report, by Johanne Gélinas from the Office of the Auditor-General of Canada, was released on September 28, 2006. To access the Commissioner's reports, click the link below.
As of Monday, October 2, full service will be available on Levels 2 and 3 in the library. All print books and journals will be available. Access will be through Level 1 of the Barton Building. Materials placed on reserve for classes will also be available on Level 2. Computers and photocopiers will be located on Levels 2 and 3. You can return books on Level 2 at the Service Desk. After hours there
On Monday, September 11, Macdonald Campus Library reopened Level 3 of the Barton Building. Access is through the old library entrance on Level 1 of the Barton Building. The entire print journal collection and books from call numbers T to Z are available for consultation and loan. Materials placed on reserve for classes are also available on Level 3. Twelve public computers, two photocopiers and a public printer will be available for all to use.
The website for Macdonald Campus Library has been redesigned. To find subject guides, reference sources, and article indexes and databases for Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science, please see "Online resources" under "Collections."