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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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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

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UN Climate Change Conference - COP 20 - Experts

Wed, 2014-12-03 10:56

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

Sun, 2014-11-30 08:09

Montreal Gazette | Jan 25, 2015

BY: Rene Bruemmer

The Canadian committee of economists headed by McGill University economics professor Chris Ragan, are looking at ways Canada can follow the lead of other countries and start taxing pollution instead of jobs and profits, without hurting taxpayers or Canadian firms’ ability to compete internationally.

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Harvesting water out of thin air

Thu, 2014-05-22 (All day)

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

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McGill experts: April 22, Earth Day

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:00

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Climate Change: Extinction of Ice-Free Antarctic Polynyas Due to Trapped Ocean Heat (Eric Galbraith)

Tue, 2014-04-01 01:21

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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