I’m a polar scientist at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, studying how our planet’s changing climate is affecting the polar desert ecosystem of the Canadian High Arctic. I joined a team of wolf researchers and a BBC film crew to spend three months in a tent on the tundra as we tried to document the lives of a pack of wild wolves.
December 2014 | BBC Two
By: Michael Becker
NO IMPACT MAN: 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.
Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.
La pollution provoquée par le plastique a pris de telles proportions au cours des dernières décennies que près de 270 000 tonnes de ce matériau flotteraient à la surface des océans, selon une étude internationale publiée mercredi.
le 10 décembre 2014 | Le Devoir
McGill University Researcher Anna Bruce explores how Iqaluit women are adapting to "bad" berry seasons
Dec. 10, 2014 | Nunatsiaq Online
By: Sarah Rogers
OTTAWA — How are Inuit communities around the world adapting to a warming climate?
Architecture professor Vikram Bhatt has won the 2014 Margolese National Design for Living Prize, the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture announced this week.
Nov. 28, 2014 | McGill Reporter
by: McGill Reporter Staff
Moderated by Victor Frankel (PhD Candidate, McGill University & Graduate Fellow, Smithsonian Institution)
Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) brown bag lunch series presents: "Learn to Network"!
Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) is a joint initiative of McGill professors Elena Bennett and Catherine Potvin and funded by the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund. Our main goal is to give visibility to McGill researchers (profs, graduate students and postdocs) working on positive contributions to sustainability. To do that, we help them create videos and we offer a series of brown bag lunches in science communication and outreach.
A team of Canada’s most prominent economists and former political leaders have banded together to urge governments to reform their fiscal policies to improve environmental protection and economic performance.
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The “ecofiscal commission” was unveiled Tuesday in Toronto, and will undertake a series of studies to promote subsidy reforms and taxes – including carbon pricing – to deal with air, water and waste concerns.
Alan Chen didn’t know it at the time, but one afternoon three years ago in Lev Bukhman marked the start of a multi-year project that would reduce the gap between students and administration, and re-envision the entirety of McGill’s downtown campus.
The McGill Tribune | Nov. 26, 2014
By: Remi Lu