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ECOLE sustainable housing project gains Independent Student Group status

Fri, 2015-01-16 15:38

Jan. 13, 2015 | The McGill Tribune

by: Ashley Kong

Educational Community Living Environment (ECOLE), a sustainability initiative, gained Independent Student Group (ISG) status on Dec. 4 during the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Legislative Council meeting. 

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L'habitat des ours polaires en danger [lien français]

Fri, 2015-01-16 15:32

le 14 janvier 2015 | RadioCanada

Une étude suggère que les menaces aux habitats glacés des ours polaires sont plus importantes que ce qui était prévu jusqu'à maintenant.

 

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Sustainability Friday: Spotlight on Social Sustainability!

Fri, 2015-01-30 16:00 - 18:00
Faculty Club : Billiards Room, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

It’s that time of month again! The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) invites you to have a snack and a drink with the sustainability community at the first Sustainability Friday of the semester.

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Leading the charge toward sustainability

Fri, 2015-01-16 02:22

Professor Jeffrey Bergthorson in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been named the first Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design at the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). Also recently appointed Associate Director of TISED, Prof Bergthorson began a 3-year term in both roles on January 1, 2015.

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Sustainability — at McGill, they've made an app for that

Sun, 2015-01-11 21:40

Dec. 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette

By: Sarah Rogers

Thanks to a McGill University law professor with an interest in social responsibility, there’s an app that will monitor your commitment to sustainability.

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Panda Faculty Scholar in Sustainable Engineering and Design

Thu, 2015-01-08 13:35

 Michael Johnson) The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) is pleased to announce that Dr.

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Risks and Responsibilities in the Chemistry Industry

Wed, 2015-01-21 17:45 - 18:45

Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Time: 5:45 – 6:45 PM

Location: Bronfman Building, Room 001

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Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry: An Afternoon with the Experts

Fri, 2015-01-16 13:00 - 15:00
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Date: Friday, January 16, 2015

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Bronfman Building, Room 422

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Science Documentary @ Redpath Museum: No Impact Man

Sun, 2014-12-21 15:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with Donation

NO IMPACT MAN: A family embarks on a year-long project to reduce their net footprint by using no electricity, producing no trash and giving back to the world.

Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.

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270 000 tonnes de plastique dans les océans

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:02

Le Devoir | le 10 décembre 2014

par: Alexandre Shields

La pollution provoquée par le plastique a pris de telles proportions au cours des dernières décennies que près de 270 000 tonnes de ce matériau flotteraient à la surface des océans, selon une étude internationale publiée mercredi.

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