environment

La pollution est une tueuse en série

Published: 23Oct2017

Un décès sur six lui est attribuable chaque année […] « C’est la première fois que l’on conclut que la pollution environnementale est une cause si importante de décès », souligne le professeur...

Living Soils Symposium Montreal

13Oct2017
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15Oct2017

The Living Soils Symposium Montreal team is looking for volunteers to help out during their event on October 13-14-15 at Concordia University./macdonaldCategory: Faculty of Agricultural and...

Waste Management Squad promotes good composting habits in Pointe-Claire

Published: 27Jul2017

Judith Largy-Nadeau (BRE) and Dainava Blayney (NRS) and students from the Université de Sherbrooke are going door-to-door in Pointe-Claire to promote good waste habits this summer....

Woodstoves are good for the soul, bad for the heart

Published: 27Feb2017

The risk of acute myocardial infarction for the elderly living in and around small cities is increased by air pollution caused by biomass burning from woodstoves.  ...

Bacteria control levels of dangerous pollutant in seabirds

Published: 16Dec2016

Despite ongoing global pollution, researchers have discovered that levels of mercury in seabirds off the coast of B.C. have remained relatively stable over the past 50 years. Surprisingly, mercury...

Taking stock of the world’s lakes

Published: 15Dec2016

The total shoreline of the world’s lakes is more than four times longer than the global ocean coastline. And if all the water in those lakes were spread over the Earth’s landmass, it would form a...

What training is needed for the next generation of water operators?

Published: 8Dec2016

In generations past, most water operators gained employment straight out of high school; however, these days, operators are required to have a strong foundation in science, engineering, and...

McGill researchers lead development of tool to assess environmental risks of chemicals

Published: 8Dec2016

Assessing the risks that toxic chemicals pose to natural ecosystems is a huge challenge, given the thousands of chemicals that require testing. But the task is expected soon to become less daunting...

The global challenge for water supply: is seawater desalination a sustainable solution?

26Oct201613:30
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Prof. Menachem ElimelechRoberto Goizueta Professor of the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University, and Director of the Environmental Program...

Our future doesn’t have to be dismal

Published: 5Oct2016

By  Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom

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