Sustainability

No 'Safe Space' for 12 key ocean species on North American West Coast

Published: 28Jul2022

For the generations who grew up watching Finding Nemo, it might not come as a surprise that the North American West Coast has its own version of the underwater ocean highway – the California...

The tiny bodies of bats allow perfect balance between flight costs and heat dissipation

Published: 21Jul2022

Many mammal species living in cold climates tend to have large bodies and short limbs to reduce heat loss – a general pattern known as Bergmann’s rule. However, bats are the exception to the rule,...

The secret lives of Darwin's finches reveal daily commutes the equivalent of 30 soccer fields

Published: 8Jun2022

Using radio transmitters, scientists have gained new insights into the behaviour of medium ground finches in the Galapagos Islands. A study led by McGill University researchers reveals daily...

McGill University's carbon reduction strategy in investments yields outstanding results

Published: 10May2022

As part of its ongoing commitment to fighting climate change, McGill University’s result-oriented strategy has accelerated the effective decarbonization of its investment, and further reduced its...

Exposure to wildfires increases risk of cancer

Published: 10May2022

A new study from McGill University finds higher incidence of lung cancer and brain tumors in people exposed to wildfires. The study, which tracks over two million Canadians over a period of 20...

Research briefs: Origami-inspired design and why mice fear bananas

Published: 24May2022

Here are some interesting new stories from McGill University Media Relations:

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