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Clean ride mapper: Cycling the less polluted routes

Wed, 2015-04-15 12:18

Cyclists in Montreal and Toronto can now choose the least polluted routes to get around their cities thanks to an online tool developed at McGill University. Sometimes a detour of less than 1 km can make for a much less polluted ride. 

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Forest fragmentation threatens biodiversity

New study shows 70% of world’s remaining forest within a kilometre of forest edge
Fri, 2015-03-20 14:23

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201

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Contact: Andrew Gonzalez
Organization: McGill University
Source Site: /newsroom

‘Blue-green algae’ proliferating in lakes

Global study shows increase in potentially toxic algae accelerating since mid-1900s
Thu, 2015-02-26 07:54

The organisms commonly known as blue-green algae have proliferated much more rapidly than other algae in lakes across North America and Europe over the past two centuries – and in many cases the rate of increase has sharply accelerated since the mid-20th century, according to an international team of researchers led by scientists at McGill University.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-4201
Source Site: /newsroom

Eating Disorders, Gene‐Environment Interactions and the Epigenome

Tue, 2015-02-17 10:00
Raymond Building : R2-046, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

You are invited to attend a Special Colloquiium by DR. HOWARD STEIGER, Director, Eating Disorders Program, Douglas Institute Professor, Psychiatry Department, McGill University. Sponsored by the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition.

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Green Careers Week 2015

Tue, 2015-03-17 (All day) - Thu, 2015-03-19 (All day)

Three days of events to help you learn about environmental career options. If you're looking for ideas, inspiration, motivation and advice, then Green Careers Week is for you!

Proudly organized by McGill's Career Planning Service (CaPS) and McGill School of the Environment (MSE).


SEMINAR: Career Options in the Environment

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Macdonald Campus: MS Building, 2-084

This seminar will explain the various environmental career options within a variety of industries

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Information session for MUSE 2015!

Fri, 2015-02-06 12:00 - 13:00
University 3534 : 1st floor conference room, 3534 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7
Price: Free.

Information session for MUSE 2015! 

Seeking applied research and experience-based learning opportunities this summer?

Interested in contributing to The Hochelaga Project, mapping the natural history of Montreal?

Learn more about Montreal’s Urban Sustainability Experience (MUSE) at: https://www.mcgill.ca/mse/programs/fieldstudies/muse

And join us for an information session from 12-1pm on Friday February 6th,

Source Site: /mse

Invasive Species in the Great Lakes by 2063

New study shows the vulnerability of the basin to future invaders – and calls for regulations to mitigate this threat
Thu, 2015-01-29 10:12

The Great Lakes have been invaded by more non-native species than any other freshwater ecosystem in the world. In spite of increasing efforts to stem the tide of invasion threats, the lakes remain vulnerable, according to scientists from McGill University and colleagues in Canada and the United States. 

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Contact: Melody Enguix
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6751
Mobile Phone: 514-796-6751
Source Site: /newsroom

An Aeroponic Greenhouse and Anaerobic Digester: Linking sustainability with research and education on Clarkson University’s campus

Mon, 2015-02-23 18:00 - 19:30
Macdonald Harrington Building : Room 212, 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2
Price: Free

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MSE Annual Environment Public Lecture

Tue, 2015-02-17 18:00 - 19:00
Bronfman Building : Room 151, Bronfman Building, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Free

McGill School of Environment is pleased to welcome

Andrew Revkin

Charting a 'Good' Path in a Turbulent Age

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015

6:00pm

Bronfman Building, Room 151

Source Site: /mse