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Science Documentary film: Brave New World: The Environment

Redpath Museum In Auditorium or room 200, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Professor Stephen Hawking presents a global exploration of the scientific breakthroughs that are transforming our lives in the 21st century.

Filme documentaire: Témoin gênant

Redpath Museum In auditoriuim or room 200, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Témoin gênant (2003, France). Depuis l'apparition de nouvelles molécules insecticides, très largement utilisées, des dizaines de milliards d'insectes pollinisateurs meurent chaque année.

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Montreal, QC Montreal, QC

Are you confused about how climate negotiations work?

Seasonal Science Fun @ Redpath Museum

Redpath Museum 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Why do seasons change? Is it because of the sun?  What do birds and animals do to prepare for winter? Why do some trees change colour and others stay green?

Au pas des arbres du parc La Fontaine

Espace du Parc La Fontaine 3933, avenue du parc La Fontaine, Montreal, QC, H2L 0C7

An exhibit honouring the work and life of Bronwyn Chester, with special photos, artifacts and herbarium samples from the Jardin Botanique, all reflecting her special involvement with the trees of Parc La Fontaine.

McGill Women in Science focus on the Environment @ Vanier College Cegep

Vanier College Cegep All talks are in the Auditorium (A-101). Panel Discussion during UB of Wednesday, October 14 (12:30 to 2:00 PM) in A-548., 821 St. Croix, Montreal, QC

SEVEN of McGill’s women environmental scientists are presenting their research and focussed thoughts on the environment at a public conference at Vanier College over three days: Oct. 13, 14, and 15.

How to Breed a Tasty Cricket

The Atlantic | Sept 24, 2015

Aspire Food Group is one of four major farms in the nation that breeds insects specifically for food. Mott founded the company as an MBA student in 2013 with a group of his McGill University classmates, using $1 million in seed money from the Hult Prize, a student start-up competition for social enterprise.

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Published: 29Sep2015

Cultivating Sustainability at McGill

McGill Reporter | Sept. 12, 2015

by: Chris Wrobel


After the Sustainability Projects Fund was created in the 2009-10 school year, Emily McGill, a past garden volunteer, worked with a group of students to apply for funds to start the permaculture garden project. The production area consisted of the original eight garden plots in the student-run garden, along with a quarter acre in the Horticulture Centre.


Published: 21Sep2015

Feds to ban microbeads in personal care products

July 31, 2015 | The Toronto Sun

Officials say a scientific review that included an analysis of more than 130 scientific papers, as well as consultations with experts, has revealed that the presence of microbeads in the environment may have long-term effects on biological diversity and ecosystems.


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Published: 15Sep2015

Ottawa veut interdire les microbilles de plastiques dans les produits de beauté

le 31 juillet 2015 | La Presse

Le gouvernement fédéral prépare un règlement pour interdire l'utilisation de microbilles de plastique dans les produits de soins personnels.

Lire l'histoire complet ici.

Published: 15Sep2015