OIKOS Project McGill is continuing their holistic education walk underground, called ‘The Walk of Life’.
This is a holistic education walk, or sustainable education walk, lasting one hour every Wednesday afternoon, at 4pm. It begins at the McLennan Library entrance and ends at Otto Maass Chemistry Building.
This underground walk includes a range of activities, to encourage individual awareness and shared insights. The project involves some bodywork to wake up our interior life and sensibilities to our movement and our surroundings.
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Published November 21 2013 | CBC Daybreak Montreal
ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from McGill University that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community.
Founded in 2009, the SPF is a beacon of collaboration between McGill students and administration.
Published November 18 2013 | McGill Reporter
Written by Jaspreet Pannu
Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint.
Published by Earth Island Journal
Written by Megan Tady
Canadian students have flocked to join or start sustainability initiatives on their college campuses like they’re running for the dinner bell.
A look into Vision 2020
Published November 18 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Juliana Hayden | Visual by Khoa Doan
On the evening of November 14, staff and students gathered in the McGill bookstore for the launch of the first draft of McGill’s sustainability strategy – otherwise known as Vision 2020.
Students bike in opposition to cycling policy/ Contestation sur deux roues
Sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) has seen dramatic growth over the last decade and is having an increasing influence on both institutional and retail investors.
Published on November 11 2013 | Bull and Bear
Written by Alvin Chauhan
Come share a drink, a snack, and a conversation with other McGill professors, students, and staff interested in sustainability.
Since Sustainability Fridays were such a success last year, they are being started up again, coordinated by MOOS (McGill Office of Sustainability), and supported by generous partners. This month's event will be sponsored by McGill Libraries.
Visionary Organizing in an Age of Climate Crisis with CHARITY HICKS - presented by Under the Weather
Many people feel we live in ecologically destructive, highly unequal and spiritually toxic economies.
They crave an alternative. But what should it look like? And how will we get there? Detroit is a city on the front-lines of neoliberal and ecological devastation. It is also a laboratory for alternatives.
On International Day, UN Secretary-General calls for protection of natural resources in war-torn countries
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the importance of protecting the environment in times of armed conflict, and stressed that strong natural resource governance can help prevent conflict and contribute to long-term peace.
Published November 6 2013 | UN News Centre
Written by UN News