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Future Earth coming to Montreal

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:42

McGill’s role in global secretariat could open opportunities for researchers

Published on Aug 11, 2014 | McGill Reporter

Written by: Chris Chipello

Montreal will soon become one of five global hubs for Future Earth, a 10-year international research program stemming from the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro.

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McGill's Farm to School Summer Camp Makes the CBC News

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:33

http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/Montreal/ID/2487230329/

CBC News - August 11, 2014

McGill's Farm to School Project (SP0100) Summer Camp Click on the link above to watch the full story!

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The Peoples Climate Tour - Montréal

Wed, 2014-09-03 19:00 - 22:00
Concordia University, H-110 Alumni Auditorium : 1455 de maisonneuve Blvd. W
Price: free, but limited amount available

In the lead up to what is being called the largest climate march in history, the Peoples Climate March in New York City, come join the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU)Concordia Student Union | CSU | csu.qc.ca

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Super Science Doc @ Redpath Museum: No Impact Man

Sun, 2014-12-21 15:00 - 16:30
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

 A family embarks on a year-long project to reduce their net footprint by using no electricity, producing no trash and giving back to the world.

 


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Super Science Doc @ Redpath Museum: Wild Eyes - The Abby Sunderland Story

Sun, 2014-12-07 15:00 - 16:30
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

 (2011)  Teenager Abby Sunderland dares try to become the youngest person to sail around the globe solo, but her journey -- and survival -- are put to the test.


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Super Science Doc @ Redpath Museum: To the Arctic.

Sun, 2014-11-30 15:00 - 16:30
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

 Meryl Streep narrates this touching chronicle of a mother polar bear and her 7-month-old cubs, who band together to survive the Arctic wilderness.


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Super Science Doc @ Redpath Museum: The Living Planet - The building of the Earth

Sun, 2014-11-23 15:00 - 16:30
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

(BBC, 2009). Check the trailer here.


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New Nature Talk @ Redpath Museum: MINERAL DAY

Sun, 2014-11-23 14:00 - 16:00
Redpath Museum : In Dawson Gallery, 2nd floor., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

Meet mineral 'experts', learn about the diversity and wonder of the world of minerals, and learn how to play a game of Mineral BINGO. Special mineraelogical prizes! For all ages. Bilingual. FREE. No reservation required. Bring your own minerals and rocks to be examined and identified.

This event is co-hosted with the CIM Foundation / La fondation de l'ICM. 

IMAGE: Close-up of the mineral Dawsonite, found and described by the Redpath Museum founder Sir William Dawson in the 1860s. Photo credit: Peter Tarassoff.

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New Nature Talk @ Redpath Museum: INTERSTELLAR

Sun, 2014-11-09 16:00 - 17:00
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

The Astronomy!

A SPECIAL post-release discussion of the movie INTERSTELLAR with Robert Rutledge (McGill Physics). Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Matthew McConaghey, this film features a team of space travelers who manage to get through a wormhole. The US/Canada Release of the film is Friday November 7th. We will host a post-viewing conversation and discussion on the astronomy of the movie.

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Public Reading @ Redpath Museum : A True Story

Sun, 2014-11-02 14:00 - 16:00
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

By Denis Brault, M.Ed. McGill '80, Professor of Latin and Greek for La Fondation Humanitas

Written by a second century Greek writer and widely thought to be the first science fiction story, A True Story by Lucian of Samosata is about a war to rule the Morning Star by the kings of the Moon and the Sun. Some of its notable characters include dog-faced men fighting on winged acorns, cloud-centaurs and stalk-and-mushroom men. 

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