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
Climate Change: Extinction of Ice-Free Antarctic Polynyas Due to Trapped Ocean Heat (Eric Galbraith)
Researchers from the McGill University and University of Pennsylvania have found evidence to show climate change is the main reason for the disappearance of ice-free regions, known as polynyas.
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French researchers are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.
Published on March 4, 2014 | The Globe and Mail
by Tu Thanh Ha
French researchers who have revived a 30,000-year-old giant virus from a sample of Siberian permafrost are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.
10:00 - 11:00
This seminar will explain the various environmental career options within a variety of industries
This session will hopefully answer your questions about the “Where”, “What” and “How” to apply to graduate studies in the environment.
From 11am-2:30pm on Wed, Feb 26th, SSMU EnviroComm is bringing together some of the wonderful sustainability groups on campus to share their knowledge and skills with us all, as well as get you engaged in brainstorming and creating solutions regarding topics such as local food, sustainable buildings, beekeeping and more!
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David Owen's The Conundrum is an elegant nonfiction narrative filled with fascinating information and anecdotes takes you through the history of energy and the quest for efficiency. This is a book about the environment that will change how you look at the world. We should not be waiting for some geniuses to invent our way out of the energy and economic crisis we're in. We already have the technology and knowledge we need to live sustainably. But will we do it?
That is the conundrum.
Description: Participants in this workshop will learn simple, easily actionable ways to cut down their everyday energy use in order to save money and help the environment. Energy waste is mostly invisible, however the costs add-up quickly – by helping to identify the habits and objects most respon- sible for this waste, and quantify the financial impact, participants can start lowering utility bills and saving money.
"One of the world's most influential and innovating architects outlines his blueprint for modern living.
The McGill Reporter
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2013By Neale McDevitt
Talented McGill student wins international acclaim and attention for trail-blazing research.
Talented McGill student rolls up sleeves to help save the environment.
Talented McGill student uses downtime to help people in need.
Call for donations of indoor plants, outdoor plants or garden supplies!
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? Are your neighbours and friends tired of accepting your divided perennial “gifts”? Did you start too many tomato plants? We would be thrilled to receive any of them!