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270 000 tonnes de plastique dans les océans

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

par:Alexandre Shields

Published: 16Dec2014

The climate is changing, and so are Arctic berries

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?

Published: 16Dec2014

Bhatt wins national prize for urban living ideas

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

Published: 16Dec2014

McGill Prof. Chris Ragan chairs high-profile group on economic and environmental fiscal reform

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.

Published: 30Nov2014

The McGill Space Race

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

Published: 27Nov2014

Opinion: What it means to be an 'Aboriginal student' today

Nov. 18, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Stephanie Willsey

First of all, I should introduce myself: I am a First Nations Canadian, of the Chippewa, or Ojibwe, community of Rama, Ont. I was raised off the reserve, but only a short drive away, and I am there often.

Published: 23Nov2014

McGill to study shared-space model for cycling

McGill will conduct research on the concept of adopting a shared-space model that could pave the way to allow cycling on the downtown campus under certain conditions, after the senior administration accepted the recommendations put forward by a Working Group tasked with addressing the question of cycling on campus.

October 14, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: McGill Reporter Staff

Published: 26Oct2014

McGill renews its approach to sustainability with Vision 2020

On Oct. 16, McGill University launched the Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy, a blueprint for increasing social, economic, and environmental sustainability in the McGill community. Over a hundred and fifty students attended the launch event at the Y-intersection last Thursday afternoon.

Oct. 21, 2014 | The McGill Tribune

Published: 21Oct2014

Imagining a sustainable future for Canada

This initiative for sustainable development is in collaboration with researchers and citizens who wish to express an idealistic vision for a sustainable future in Canada.

October 17, 2014 | LaNouvelle.net

by: Jean-Olivier Goyette

Looking for participants

Published: 17Oct2014

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