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Experts: International Day for Biological Diversity | May 22

Published: 19 May 2021

As the global community is called to re-examine our relationship to the natural world, one thing is certain: despite all our technological advances, humans are completely dependent on healthy and...

Narwhal tusks reveal mercury exposure related to climate change

Published: 29 March 2021

In the Arctic, climate change and pollution are the biggest threats to top predators like narwhals. Studying the animals’ tusks reveals that diet and exposure to pollution have shifted over the...

Experts: Earth Day | April 22

Published: 20 April 2021

Earth Day, celebrated annually on 22 April, will again see more than 1 billion people participating in activities around the world to draw attention to the urgency of the climate crisis and...

Rural Alaskans struggle to access and afford water

Published: 25 March 2021

Water scarcity in rural Alaska is not a new problem, but the situation is getting worse with climate change. Lasting solutions must encourage the use of alternative water supplies like rainwater...

Expert: Supreme Court’s carbon tax decision

Published: 25 March 2021

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled the federal Liberal government's carbon pricing regime is constitutional — a major decision that allows Ottawa to push ahead with its...

Air pollution: The silent killer called PM2.5

Published: 11 March 2021

Millions of people die prematurely every year from diseases and cancer caused by air pollution. The first line of defence against this carnage is ambient air quality standards. Yet, according to...

$110M for nine innovative McGill research projects

Published: 9 March 2021

Today, Élisabeth Brière, Member of Parliament for Sherbrooke and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages announced funding results from the Canadian...

Will climate change outpace species adaptation?

Published: 4 March 2021

Many species might be left vulnerable in the face of climate change, unable to adapt their physiologies to respond to rapid global warming. According to a team of international researchers, species...

Experts: International Women's Day | March 8

Published: 3 March 2020

March 8 is International Women's Day, a global day of recognition celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and girls, and raising awareness of the work left to...

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