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McGill’s quest to become a sustainable campus

A look into Vision 2020 Published November 18 2013 | McGill DailyWritten by Juliana Hayden | Visual by Khoa Doan On the evening of November 14, staff and students gathered in the McGill bookstore for the launch of the first draft of McGill’s sustainability strategy – otherwise known as Vision 2020.

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Published on : 21 Nov 2013

Accessibility is not Universal

How McGill perpetuates ableism. Published on September 23 | McGill DailyWritten by Ralph Haddad

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Published on : 25 Sep 2013

A green makeover for Canada's colleges

Meals using campus grown food at McGill University or Bikechain, a student-run DIY repair shop at University of Toronto are some of the initiatives you will witness if you take a stroll on some Canadian campuses.   Published September 09, 2013 | New Indian ExpressWritten by Shilpa Vasudevan

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Published on : 09 Sep 2013

Urbaniste en herbe sur Internet

Les outils des urbanistes sont désormais à la portée des Montréalais qui désirent repenser les lignes de leur métropole, et ce, gratuitement. Published on August 20, 2013 | Journal de MontrealWritten by Emmanuel Delacour (Agence QMI)

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Published on : 07 Sep 2013

ASHRAE Journal

Published August 2013 Shaping the Next Design contrains at Montreal's Mount Royal McGill University's McIntyre Pavillion, a cutting-edge medical research and teaching facility, led to innovative electromechanical systems that significantly reduced the energy consumption of the building.  Download the PDF

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Published on : 07 Sep 2013

Disabled Strive for Open Doors to Accessibility

Published on August 15, 2013 | GazetteWritten by Chris Hanna

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Published on : 06 Sep 2013

Who's out there on the roads? The 4 types of cyclists

Published on August 27, 2013 | Forbes

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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

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

The Greening of Canadian Campuses

Written by Elaine SmithPublished on July 21, 2013 | the New York Times "Sustainability has become more than a fashionable buzzword on Canadian campuses; it has become enshrined both in university policy and in daily student life. McGill’s Sustainability Projects Fund, for example, imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university.

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Published on : 25 Jul 2013

Le buzz des abeilles abeille abeille

Edited by Agence Science-PressePublished on July 17, 2013 | D'Autray l'action

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Published on : 22 Jul 2013

A queen bee comes calling

Written by Corinne Ton ThatPublished on July 17, 2013 | the Montreal Gazette "The santropol roulant collective creates a new colony in one of its hives as part of a downtown beekeeping project. Simon Chauvette and Bree Akesson make their way to the rooftop of McGill University's engineering building with a tiny queen in hand.

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Published on : 22 Jul 2013

Éduquer pour changer d’air

Published on June 29, 2013 | le Journal de Montreal "Après avoir passé 20 ans au cœur de la forêt tropicale, une biologiste de l’Université McGill mondialement connue pour ses travaux sur la déforestation et la qualité de l’air revient au Québec pour sortir la science des laboratoires.

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Published on : 22 Jul 2013

Ste-Anne to collect organic waste from John Abbott, McGill campuses

Published on June 11, 2013 | the West Island Gazette "Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue has agreed to pick up organic waste — and the subsequent tab — at John Abbott College and McGill University’s Macdonald campus.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2013