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Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism?

Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the world may seem inexorable. Published on Feb 21, 2014 | Teatro Naturale InternationalWritten by S.C.

Published on : 24 Feb 2014

It isn’t easy being green, but why not try?

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 TribuneWritten by Jenny Shen and Marlee Vinegar Few people know the fate of their food waste. But for many McGill students, the matter wasn’t just a concern—it was the beginnings of a significant undertaking.

Published on : 19 Feb 2014

Why McGill needs ECOLE

McGill School Or Architecture teams up with volunteers to foster growth of Montreal's bee population. Published on Feb 18, 2014 | McGill TribuneWritten by Ilana Khin

Published on : 19 Feb 2014

McGill student-run initiative Educational Community Living Environment (ECOLE) project funded

Educational Community Living Environment looks forward to new house Published on Feb 17, 2014 | The DailyWritten by Sarina Gupta

Published on : 19 Feb 2014

b-Shack

b-Shack: Bourdonnement d’initiatives sur le campus MacDonald. publié 11 fév 2014 | Le DélitRédigé par Alexandra Nadeau

Published on : 18 Feb 2014

FARMM's b-Shack is an Urban Hive and Bee Study Center for McGill Students

McGill School Or Architecture teams up with volunteers to foster growth of Montreal's bee population. Published on Feb 7, 2014 | InhabitatWritten by Lori Zimmer

Published on : 18 Feb 2014

How Nike ran with the notion of environmental sustainability

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail, speaks to [associate professor] Glen Dowell from the [Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management] at Cornell University. Feb. 04, 2014 | The Globe and Mail By: Karl Moore

Published on : 09 Feb 2014

CSR Ratings

So, does more information add more value? We decided to examine the extent to which dimensions of CSR behaviour used by various rating organizations are in fact complementary or redundant. Published on January 22 2014 | Corporate KnightsWritten by Dror Etzion

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Published on : 04 Feb 2014

Troubled waters: World’s groundwater increasingly at risk

The groundwater footprint. If you haven’t heard that term yet, read on, because it soon could become as familiar as “carbon footprint.” Published January 29 2014 | McGill ReporterWritten by Patrick McDonagh

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Published on : 29 Jan 2014

Petrocultures 2014 preview

The myriad of ways in which petroleum is reshaping our politics, economy and culture will be the focus of the 2014 annual conference of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, to be held on Feb. 6 and 7. Published on January 28 2014 | McGill ReporterWritten by Will Straw

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Published on : 29 Jan 2014

McGill Net Positive: strength, and synergy, in numbers

A professor at the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Elena Bennett, spends much of her research time looking at the ways ecosystems interact and provide multiple services for people. Published on January 21 2014 | McGill ReporterWritten by Neale Devitt 

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Published on : 23 Jan 2014

Froid, consommation d’énergie, écologie

Comment une université comme McGill est-elle chauffée l’hiver? Published on January 21 2014 | Le DélitWritten by Camille Gris Roy   L’hiver à McGill, ce sont environ 225 bâtiments étendus sur près de 850 000 m² qui doivent être chauffés.

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Published on : 23 Jan 2014

Four Burning Questions for John Robinson, Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC

John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability and Department of Geography. Published on January 21 | McGill Reporter

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Published on : 23 Jan 2014

ECOLE to Integrate Sustainable Living into McGill Residence

The student-run initiative “ECOLE” (Educational COmmunity Living Environment) is working to transform a MORE house into a space for sustainable living to open in September 2014. Published on January 20 2014 | Bull and BearWritten by Tess Wrobleski

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Published on : 23 Jan 2014

Des étudiants de l’Université McGill se mobilisent

Alors que la population des abeilles chute de façon alarmante, des étudiants de l'Université McGill amassent des fonds pour construire un pavillon où vivront des colonies entières de ces insectes afin de conscientiser la population à la problématique. Published on January 20 2014 | Journal de MontréalWritten by Ewan Sauves

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Published on : 23 Jan 2014