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McGill's Electric Snowmobile Wins during the Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Wed, 2014-03-19 01:03

McGill University of Montreal, Canada won the Zero Emissions, or electric, category of the challenge last weekend at Michigan Technological University's Keweenaw Research Center.

Published on March 13, 2014 | SF Gate
by Dan Roblee

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Leith Sharp: Embracing “disruptive sustainability”

Mon, 2014-02-24 23:32

Leith Sharp comes to McGill February 27th, 2014, here she answers some pertinent questions:

Published on Feb 20, 2014 | .

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Written by McGill Reporter Staff

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Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism?

Mon, 2014-02-24 23:20

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 International
Written by S.C.

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

Wed, 2014-02-19 19:35

Composting on campus: a big project in the works

Published on Feb 7, 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Jenny Shen and Marlee Vinegar

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? 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.

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Why McGill needs ECOLE

Wed, 2014-02-19 19:30

McGill School Or Architecture teams up with volunteers to foster growth of Montreal's bee population.

Published on Feb 18, 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Ilana Khin

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

Wed, 2014-02-19 19:24

Educational Community Living Environment looks forward to new house

Published on Feb 17, 2014 | The Daily
Written by Sarina Gupta

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b-Shack

Tue, 2014-02-18 15:03

b-Shack: Bourdonnement d’initiatives sur le campus MacDonald.

publié 11 fév 2014 | Le Délit
Rédigé par Alexandra Nadeau

Source Site: /sustainability

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

Fri, 2014-02-14 22:09

The brilliant b-Shack developed by McGill School of Architecture students is an urban beehive that doubles as an educational facility. The project will bring urban beekeepers and volunteers together to help foster Montreal’s bee population by creating a pavilion that is surrounded by working hives.

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