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Sustainable living at McGill

Thu, 2013-11-21 19:33

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Published November 21 2013 | CBC Daybreak Montreal 

ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from McGill University that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community.

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Gentrification is not grand

Mon, 2013-10-07 09:42

‘Neutral’ journalism and the working class neighbourhood.

Published on September 30 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Aaron Vansintjan

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Eating Insects: Educating the market to get global buy-in

Wed, 2013-10-02 12:10

Insects are not something you are likely to find on the menu in Canada, but the United Nations suggests they should be.

Published September 27 2013 | Globe and Mail

In fact, they're eaten in other parts of the world and some Canadian business people are creating products to meet demand and be a global resource for what they feel is the food of the future.

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McGill Students Win $1M for Urban Food Security Project

Tue, 2013-09-24 09:56

A group of McGill students has been awarded $1 million for undernourished communities in urban slums.

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Développement durable et agriculture urbaine à l'université

Sat, 2013-09-07 14:47

Published on July 31, 2013 | Radio-Canada TV (Téléjournal 18 h)

Les universités québécoises se sont mises à l'heure du développement durable.

Les campus de la province, qui ont souvent l'importance de petites villes, sont soucieux de réduire leur empreinte écologique. À l'Université de Montréal et à l'Université McGill, ça passe notamment par l'agriculture urbaine et la production de miel en plein centre- ville.

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Universities’ Sustainability Initiatives Save Money, Resources

Sat, 2013-09-07 14:27

The University of Toronto uses solar panels to heat water for athletes’ showers and McGill University imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university for its Sustainability Projects Fund.

Published July 23, 2013 | Environmental Leader

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Urban Parks Reinvented

Fri, 2013-09-06 20:11

Published on July 19, 2013 | Gazette
Written by Monique Beaudin

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McGill Feeding McGill | Tomato Fiesta

Wed, 2013-08-28 20:24

Find more information on McGill's Tomato Fiesta from CBC and Global News below.

Published on August 27, 2013 | Global News
Written by Josh Panton

Posted on August 28, 2013 | CBC News

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A sustainable factory farm that spits out crickets

Thu, 2013-08-15 14:47

Published in FastCoExist

"Crickets are a delectable, affordable, and environmentally friendly protein source already eaten in some parts of the world. Now the trick is producing them for the masses.

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Hult Prize accelerator preps competitors for $1M

Thu, 2013-08-15 14:33

Written by Christina Reinwald
Published by August 15, 2013 | Boston Globe

"The problem: finding a high-quality source of protein for hundreds of millions of people that can be raised quickly, without consuming a lot of land, water, and other resources.

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