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Les voitures de banlieues polluent Montréal

Le Journal de Montreal | le 13 octobre 2015 par: Anne-Marie Provost Les résidents du Plateau Mont-Royal sont ceux qui subissent le plus la polluton des voitures, révèle une étude de l'Université McGill. Lire l'histoire complet ici

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Published on : 19 Oct 2015

In conversation with François Miller, Manager, Office of Sustainability

McGill Reporter | Oct. 8, 2015 by: Neale McDevitt

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Published on : 13 Oct 2015

How to Breed a Tasty Cricket

The Atlantic | Sept 24, 2015 Aspire Food Group is one of four major farms in the nation that breeds insects specifically for food. Mott founded the company as an MBA student in 2013 with a group of his McGill University classmates, using $1 million in seed money from the Hult Prize, a student start-up competition for social enterprise. Read the full story here.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2015

Cultivating Sustainability at McGill

McGill Reporter | Sept. 12, 2015 by: Chris Wrobel   After the Sustainability Projects Fund was created in the 2009-10 school year, Emily McGill, a past garden volunteer, worked with a group of students to apply for funds to start the permaculture garden project. The production area consisted of the original eight garden plots in the student-run garden, along with a quarter acre in the Horticulture Centre.  

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Published on : 21 Sep 2015

Feds to ban microbeads in personal care products

July 31, 2015 | The Toronto Sun Officials say a scientific review that included an analysis of more than 130 scientific papers, as well as consultations with experts, has revealed that the presence of microbeads in the environment may have long-term effects on biological diversity and ecosystems.   Read the full story here.

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Published on : 15 Sep 2015

Ottawa veut interdire les microbilles de plastiques dans les produits de beauté

le 31 juillet 2015 | La Presse Le gouvernement fédéral prépare un règlement pour interdire l'utilisation de microbilles de plastique dans les produits de soins personnels. Lire l'histoire complet ici.

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Published on : 15 Sep 2015

Evil orbs: Abrasives in toothpaste and face scrubs are poisoning fish

The Economist | July 31, 2015 ANTHONY RICCIARDI, a scientist at McGill University, was looking for evidence that an invasive Asian clam had colonised a warm spot in the St Lawrence river when a member of his team made a more headline-worthy discovery   Read the full story here.

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Published on : 15 Sep 2015

Adapting Greenhouses For Region

Nation News | Sept. 3, 2015 by: Kathryn Condon   MCGILL researchers hope to further agricultural productivity in the Caribbean (at Bellairs Research Institute, Barbados) with the development of greenhouse technology specially suited for this part of the world.   Read the full story here.

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Published on : 14 Sep 2015

Twelve college campuses leading the way for sustainable dining

The Christian Science Monitor | Aug. 26, 2015 By: Clare Algozin McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, currently spends 47 percent of its food budget on produce from its own on-campus farm and from growers within 300 miles of the campus. Read the full story here.

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Published on : 28 Aug 2015

Harnessing the butterfly effect

McGill Reporter | Aug. 19, 2015 by: Vincent Allaire In a new paper published online in Geophysical Research Letters, McGill Professor Shaun Lovejoy shows how to directly harness the atmosphere’s elephantine memory to produce temperature forecasts that are somewhat more accurate than conventional numerical computer models. Read the full story here.

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Published on : 27 Aug 2015

Midnight Kitchen celebrates successful harvest

Mcgill Reporter | July 31, 2015 by: Krystle Manintveld A collection of students and community members gathered outside Burnside on Wednesday to share their final ‘garden meal’ of the season, put together largely from vegetables grown right on the McGill downtown campus thanks to the efforts of Midnight Kitchen volunteers. Read the full story here.

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Published on : 11 Aug 2015

Reinventing chemistry

McGill News | Spring-Summer 2015 by: Mark Witten A new branch of science aims to do away with the toxic waste that’s associated with industrial manufacturing and some of the brightest lights in this green chemistry movement are pursuing their research at McGill.

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Published on : 21 Jul 2015

U.S. Turns Corner on Urban Sprawl

McGill Newsroom | June 15, 2015 Christopher Barrington-Leigh of McGill University in Montreal measured sprawl by looking at construction of streets and how many roads meet at intersections to form corners or nodes. Read the full story here.   Further News on this topic:

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Published on : 02 Jul 2015

Teaching the business of sustainability

A team led by Steve Maguire, Director of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) , has been named winner of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill.

Published on : 05 Jun 2015

New Undergraduate Program Wins Award for Sustainability in Business Curricula

The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and Desautels faculty members who were recently named recipients of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill University.

Published on : 04 Jun 2015