Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

There is no one-size-fits-all road to sustainability on “Patchwork Earth”

Published: 22Feb2021

In a world as diverse as our own, the journey towards a sustainable future will look different depending on where in the world we live, according to a recent paper published in One Earth and led by...

Puzzling shapes: unlocking the mysteries of plant cell morphology 

Published: 8Aug2019

The discovery of the mechanics and molecular mechanism that dictate cell shape formation in plants by a team of McGill researchers offers new clues about the fundamental processes governing tissue...

Experts: New Canada's Food Guide

Published: 22Jan2019

"Instead of eating four food groups, Canadians are now encouraged to follow three guidelines on what to eat regularly, what to avoid and the importance of cooking and preparing meals at home." (CBC...

$5-million gift to McGill’s global food security institute supports efforts to understand and reverse world hunger and malnutrition

Published: 10Oct2018

Every night, some 800 million people – one in nine people on earth – go to bed hungry. And projections suggest that unless creative solutions are found, the world will need to increase food...

McGill to participate in two of Canada’s five new ‘superclusters’

Published: 15Feb2018

McGill University will participate in two of the five “superclusters” selected by the Government of Canada for funding under its Innovation Superclusters Initiative:

Expert: tree damage due to storms

Published: 23Aug2017

"The storm, which hit Tuesday afternoon and brought winds of up to 120 km/h, snapped tree branches, uprooted trees and downed hydro poles from the West Island over to the Saint-Henri neighbourhood,...

Opinion: Clean water for First Nations must be a national priority

Published: 10Aug2017

Anja Geitmann is dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at McGill University, Jan Adamowski is a professor and director of McGill’s Integrated Water Resources Management...

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