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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

 

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Published: 15Sep2015

SPF Information Session: SPF 101

30Sep201512:15
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University 3559 ECOLE, 3559 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B1, CA

Keen on composting? Excited about social justice and equity?

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.

 

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Published: 14Sep2015

Sustainability Fridays! Spotlight on Health and Wellness

27Nov201516:00
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Faculty Club Billiards Room, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

All semester long, the McGill community has had meaningful discussions about peer support, mental health awareness,

Sustainability Fridays! October edition

30Oct201516:00
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Faculty Club Billiards Room, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) invites you to have an informal snack and a drink with the sustainability community at the second Sustainability Friday of the semester!  

Sustainability Fridays! Spotlight on SPF edition

25Sep201516:00
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Faculty Club Billards Room, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) invites you to have a snack and a drink with the sustainability community at the first Sustainability Friday of the semester!

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.

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Published: 28Aug2015

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.

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Published: 27Aug2015

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.

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Published: 11Aug2015

Panel Discussion: Getting Involved in Sustainability

4Sep201514:30
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University Centre ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA

Are you starting your journey at McGill this fall? Interested in getting involved with sustainability-related student groups, academic research and student initiatives?

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