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Sustainable living at McGill

Listen to the full broadcast below Published November 21 2013 | CBC Daybreak Montreal  ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from McGill University that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community. Listen to the full broadcast.

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Published on : 21 Nov 2013

Gentrification is not grand

‘Neutral’ journalism and the working class neighbourhood. Published on September 30 2013 | McGill DailyWritten by Aaron Vansintjan

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Published on : 07 Oct 2013

Eating Insects: Educating the market to get global buy-in

Insects are not something you are likely to find on the menu in Canada, but the United Nations suggests they should be. Published September 27 2013 | Globe and Mail In fact, they're eaten in other parts of the world and some Canadian business people are creating products to meet demand and be a global resource for what they feel is the food of the future.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2013

McGill Students Win $1M for Urban Food Security Project

A group of McGill students has been awarded $1 million for undernourished communities in urban slums. Find story links below

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Published on : 24 Sep 2013

Développement durable et agriculture urbaine à l'université

Published on July 31, 2013 | Radio-Canada TV (Téléjournal 18 h) Les universités québécoises se sont mises à l'heure du développement durable. Les campus de la province, qui ont souvent l'importance de petites villes, sont soucieux de réduire leur empreinte écologique. À l'Université de Montréal et à l'Université McGill, ça passe notamment par l'agriculture urbaine et la production de miel en plein centre- ville.

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Published on : 07 Sep 2013

Universities’ Sustainability Initiatives Save Money, Resources

The University of Toronto uses solar panels to heat water for athletes’ showers and McGill University imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university for its Sustainability Projects Fund. Published July 23, 2013 | Environmental Leader

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Published on : 07 Sep 2013

Urban Parks Reinvented

Published on July 19, 2013 | Gazette Written by Monique Beaudin

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Published on : 06 Sep 2013

McGill Feeding McGill | Tomato Fiesta

Find more information on McGill's Tomato Fiesta from CBC and Global News below. Published on August 27, 2013 | Global NewsWritten by Josh Panton Posted on August 28, 2013 | CBC News

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Published on : 28 Aug 2013

A sustainable factory farm that spits out crickets

Published in FastCoExist "Crickets are a delectable, affordable, and environmentally friendly protein source already eaten in some parts of the world. Now the trick is producing them for the masses.

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Published on : 15 Aug 2013

Hult Prize accelerator preps competitors for $1M

Written by Christina ReinwaldPublished by August 15, 2013 | Boston Globe "The problem: finding a high-quality source of protein for hundreds of millions of people that can be raised quickly, without consuming a lot of land, water, and other resources.

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Published on : 15 Aug 2013

We need to think innovatively about neighbourhoods

Published on August 3, 2013 | ArchSupply "Past approaches no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking. The need for a new outlook is propelled by fundamental changes that touch upon environmental, economic and social aspects.

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Published on : 12 Aug 2013

Who owns the roads? Cycling advocates in Montreal raise safety concerns

Written by Benjamin ShinglerPublished on August 12, 2013 | Canadian Press

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Published on : 12 Aug 2013

Food for Thought

Aired on July 23, 2013 | CBC News Most chefs don't have the luxury of talking to a farmer once a day to find what product is ripe or ready in the next few weeks , but four years ago Executive Chef Olivier Volpi turned to McGill's Farm at Macdonald Campus in an effort to go local.

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Published on : 25 Jul 2013