Food and Sustainability

McGill researchers lead development of tool to assess environmental risks of chemicals

Published: 8Dec2016

Assessing the risks that toxic chemicals pose to natural ecosystems is a huge challenge, given the thousands of chemicals that require testing. But the task is expected soon to become less daunting...

Measuring protection of the world’s rivers

Published: 10Nov2016

To  what extent are the world’s rivers protected?  ...

Our future doesn’t have to be dismal

Published: 5Oct2016

By  Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom

New Quebec budget includes $1M for agrifood innovation

Published: 22Mar2016

McGill Newsroom Quebec’s recently unveiled provincial budget includes one new line-item that means a lot for McGill research.

Droughts hit cereal crops harder since 1980s

Published: 6Jan2016

Drought and extreme heat events slashed cereal harvests in recent decades by 9% to 10% on average in affected countries – and the impact of these weather disasters was greatest in the developed...

Impact of climate change on the Pike River watershed

Published: 17Nov2015

Models provide researchers with a view to the future, allowing stakeholders the opportunity to adapt to the effects of climate change

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