Montreal drives for greener golf courses by banning most pesticides

Published: 13 June 2024

Montreal will become the first jurisdiction in Canada to legislate and regulate on golf course pesticide use after a decision to ban most pesticides at golf courses across the city starting next...

How to reduce the ecological footprint of your plate without becoming vegan?

Published: 12 June 2024

Are you having guests over for a barbecue at the end of the week? What will you put on the grill? Animal proteins, most likely. Even if we know the effects of red meat consumption on the...

McGill awards honorary doctorate to Marcel Groleau

Published: 12 June 2024

By Myriam Laplante El Haïli, originally published in La terre de chez nous...

Skills shortage could lead to food insecurity

Published: 12 June 2024

 A lack of scientists specialized in plant breeding could lead to ‘dire’ food security implications in Australia, and around the world, according to new research conducted across three continents. ...

$3.6 million in funding for genomic solutions in agriculture, bio-food, and environment

Published: 12 June 2024

Génome Québec and the Fonds de recherche du Québec – secteur nature et technologies (FRQ), have announced the 15 research projects that have won major funding through the third round of the...

FAES Professors awarded $2.95 million for climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies

Published: 6 June 2024

Originally published in the McGill Reporter by Charlotte Bawol, Digital Communications & Event Administrator (Research and Innovation)

Government of Canada invests $6M in climate change adaptation and interdisciplinary research at McGill

Published: 5 June 2024

 Two McGill-led climate change mitigation projects receive funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund’s (NFRF) International Joint Initiative for Research in Climate Change Adaptation and...

Marcel Groleau named Honorary Degree recipient in the Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Published: 23 May 2024

Ten exceptional individuals will receive honorary degrees from McGill as part of Spring 2024 Convocation ceremonies. This year’s recipients represent a diverse array of leaders whose contributions...

Developing a healthier, more profitable food industry in Quebec

Published: 16 May 2024

As the cost of living continues to rise, our need for affordable, local, and nutritious foods has never been greater. Quebec’s food producers want to meet that demand — but how can they innovate...

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