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.
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.
Written by Benjamin Shingler
Published on August 12, 2013 | Canadian Press
Since the Sustainability Projects Fund's inception many projects have been successfully implemented to further green McGill. Students and staff have been sensitized to environmental issues and continue to think of ways to further make events and daily operations more sustainable.
One set of events that may been overlooked are the many barbecues that occur in various departments during the spring, summer and fall. In the early 2000s, Oak Ridge Laboratory estimated that a charcoal grill emits 11 pounds of carbon dioxide hourly.
Written by Elaine Smith
Published on July 21, 2013 | the New York Times
"Sustainability has become more than a fashionable buzzword on Canadian campuses; it has become enshrined both in university policy and in daily student life. McGill’s Sustainability Projects Fund, for example, imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university.
Edited by Agence Science-Presse
Published on July 17, 2013 | D'Autray l'action
Written by Corinne Ton That
Published on July 17, 2013 | the Montreal Gazette
"The santropol roulant collective creates a new colony in one of its hives as part of a downtown beekeeping project. Simon Chauvette and Bree Akesson make their way to the rooftop of McGill University's engineering building with a tiny queen in hand.
Published on June 29, 2013 | le Journal de Montreal
"Après avoir passé 20 ans au cœur de la forêt tropicale, une biologiste de l’Université McGill mondialement connue pour ses travaux sur la déforestation et la qualité de l’air revient au Québec pour sortir la science des laboratoires.
Published on June 11, 2013 | the West Island Gazette
"Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue has agreed to pick up organic waste — and the subsequent tab — at John Abbott College and McGill University’s Macdonald campus.
The McGill Reporter
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2013
By Cheryl Gladu
New public online tool helps in selection of sustainable building material