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McGill Engineering Research Showcase - MERS

The McGill Engineering Research Showcase is a forum for industry to connect with our graduate students and faculty and in addition it is a showcase and celebration of our E

The Market Cooperative - The Fall Edition

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As McGill’s largest Arts Fair, The Market Cooperative is happy to be back and collaborating with both the McGill and Montreal community!

Warming Temperatures Threaten Fragile Balance in Canadian Arctic

Sept. 23, 2014 | NY Times

by: Michael Becker

"As a doctoral candidate at McGill University in Montreal, I have spent three years researching how the planet’s changing climate is affecting the polar desert ecology of the high Arctic. It’s precisely this balance of climate and permafrost, ice and ecosystems that I’ve come here to study."

Published: 28Sep2014

Pow Wow marks colourful end to successful Indigenous Awareness Week

The McGill Reporter | Sept. 24, 2014

by: Neale McDevitt

McGill’s fourth annual Indigenous Awareness Week came to a lively, colourful close on Friday, Sept. 19, with dancers dressed in traditional costumes performing an inter-tribal dance during the Pow Wow on the lower campus field in front of dozens of smiling spectators. 

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Published: 28Sep2014

Thousands meet at Lafontaine Park to push leaders on environment

CTV News Montréal | Sept 21, 2014

Thousands of environmentally-minded demonstrators assembled at Lafontaine Park Sunday to make a passionate appeal prior to Tuesday’s United Nation Climate Summit in New York.

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Published: 25Sep2014

Microplastic pollution discovered in St. Lawrence River sediments

Phys.org | Sept. 18, 2014

A team of researchers from McGill University and the Quebec government have discovered (in the form of polyethylene 'microbeads', <2 mm diameter) widely distributed across the bottom of the St. Lawrence River, the first time such pollutants have been found in freshwater sediments. 

Published: 23Sep2014

Protests aim to bring attention to need to act on climate change

The Gazette | Sept. 7, 2014

by: Michelle Lalonde

Dr. Catherine Potvin is a climate scientist in McGill University’s Department of Biology, at the school in Montreal, Thursday, September 18, 2014. On September 21 she will speak at Montreal’s version of the People’s Climate March, a global event billed to be the biggest climate protest in history.

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Published: 23Sep2014

The time to face up to climate change is now

The Gazette | Sept. 7, 2014

by: Catherine Potvin 

On Sept. 21, more than 1,000 events are planned around the world to demand stronger action on climate change, echoing New York’s People’s Climate March. 

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Published: 22Sep2014

Sustainability Fridays: September 2014 Edition

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Information Session on Future Earth Secretariat

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