climate change

McGill receives $4.8 million to advance climate change science and technology

Published: 29Nov2022

The Government of Canada’s Environmental Damages Fund, administered by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), is investing more than $4 million in three McGill-led projects through the...

Raising livestock sustainably - A win-win solution for climate change

Published: 16Mar2022

Veterinarian and Ph.D. candidate (NRS) Vivian Arguelles Gonzalez weighs in on silvopastoralism, an alternative agricultural system that could address the environmental impacts of livestock, and...

NRS Invited Seminar Series: Climate change and source water quality


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Department of Natural Resource Sciences Invited Seminar Series: Digging Deeper to Understand the How Soils Respond to Climate Change


Dr.B21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA/macdonaldCategory: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Macdonald Campus Dept. of Natural Resource Sciences

Narwal tusks reveal mercury exposure related to climate change

Published: 31Mar2021

“Our research shows that climate change is having substantial impacts on Arctic ecosystems, with consequences for exposure to toxic pollutants like mercury,” says co-author Jean-Pierre Desforges, a...

Critical Ecology: Defining socio-biophysical drivers of "Anthropogenic" environmental change


Department of Natural Resource Sciences Environmental Biology Seminar Series with guest speaker Dr. Suzanne Pierre, UC Berkeley, Critical Ecology lab/macdonaldCategory: Faculty of Agricultural and...

Ecological insights from three decades of animal movement tracking across a changing Arctic

Published: 8Nov2020

[Natural Resource Sciences professor Kyle Elliott, Canada Research Chair in Arctic Ecology, and grad students Allison Patterson and Don-Jean Leandri-Breton are co-authors on this study]

Opinion: Degradation of Quebec forests is costly to all

Published: 8Nov2020

[Co-author Joshua Sterlin is a PhD student in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill University.]...

Food for Thought Public Lecture Series: Let's talk about transformative change, sustainability, and building a better world. Now.


The annual Food for Thought Public Lecture Series is entering its 21st season of bringing timely science topics to the community: our neighbours, alumni, students, staff and facul/macdonaldCategory...


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