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Given our frigid climes, think indoor greenery

Montreal — Green spaces can help obliterate blue spaces in our minds: It’s a no-brainer.

Published on May 30, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Bill Brownstein

Published: 6Jun2014

GIMI Plant Sale

DC - Downtown Campus Central Sector Y-Intersection, 845 Sherbrook Street West, Montreal, QC, CA

Now that spring is finally here, it’s time to think about plants. 

Are any of your indoor office plants getting too big?

Do you need to divide your garden perennials? 

Did you start too many tomato plants?

Harvesting water out of thin air

Harnessing humidity to quench thirst in the world’s most arid regions

Published on May 13, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: Neale McDevitt and Chris Chipello

Published: 22May2014

McGill honours champions of equity and diversity

The 2nd annual McGill University Awards for Equity and Community Building were handed out on April 24.

Published on May 8, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: McGill Reporter Staff

Published: 14May2014

McGill Spaces Project: Upgrading Spaces

Published on May 8, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: McGill Reporter Staff

A drab hallway, an empty lawn, an awkward nook – every university has them. But what if these were re-imagined as a colourful study space with bench seating, a pop-up outdoor classroom, and a busking area for student musicians?

Published: 8May2014

Catherine Potvin: Halting Deforestation - One Piece of the Climate Mitigation Puzzle [Public Lecture]

Centre Mont-Royal 2200 Rue Mansfield, CA

McGill University Biology Professor Catherine Potvin, a renowned expert on climate change and tropical-forest ecology, will share insights from her research.

Mount Royal Flora [Talk & Walk]

Redpath Museum 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Mount Royal Flora - the forest and the human story

Climate change is bad for Inuit health, research group says

McGill group says the Arctic needs better adaptation policies

Published on April 28, 2014 | Nunatsiaq Online
by David Murphy

Inuit are vulnerable to climate change, and it’s time for new policy to adapt, a group of researchers says in a new report

That’s the message from the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group, led by James Ford of McGill University, who released a paper April 24 about the need for better adaption strategies, especially in health, for Inuit.

Published: 1May2014

LARS Workshop: Communicating your Research on Video (for McGill Professors)


Linking Action and Research on Sustainability (LARS) is a new science communication initiative developed in collaboration with professors Elena Bennett and Catherine Potvin.

Creating buzz with bee hive atop T.M.R. town-hall

Students learn about nature and politics in unique project to place a bee colony atop town hall

Published on April 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette
Written by: Catherine Solyom

For the bees, too, it’s been a long, hard winter.

Published: 22Apr2014