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McGill Net Positive: a living place for sustainability presents its opening speaker

Fri, 2014-01-24 15:00
Bronfman Building : Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Free

Join John Robinson (Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC) in a conversation about The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability and Next Generation Sustainability at University of British Columbia

 

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The Power of Advocacy, a lecture by Stephen Lewis

Wed, 2013-11-06 18:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 522, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Price: Free

In this lecture, Stephen Lewis will draw on his extensive international experience to illustrate the power of advocacy in the fight for social justice, global health and equality.

 

Mr. Lewis is the co-founder and co-director of AIDS-Free World, an international advocacy organization that works to promote more urgent and more effective global responses to HIV/AIDS.

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Cutting Edge Lecture

Thu, 2013-11-14 18:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free

Lecture by Catherine Potvin (Trottier Professor, Principal Investigator, Neotropical Ecology Lab, Biology, McGill)

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UN Biodiversity Talks

Wed, 2013-10-02 (All day) - Fri, 2013-10-18 (All day)
Various Locations
Price: Free

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity is hosting, from 2-18 October 2013 in Montreal, three major United Nations meetings on biodiversity.

In conjunction with these meetings, experts from Montreal and around the world will give a series of talks on the role business, science and traditional knowledge play in the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020.

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Lecture: Your Brain On Nature

Thu, 2013-01-31 19:00
Adams Building : Auditorium, 3450 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E8
Price: Free

Don't miss a great lecture with Dr. Alan C. Logan, the naturopathic doctor and well-published scientific author, who co-wrote with physician Dr. Eva Selhub, the new book Your Brain On Nature: The Science of Nature’s Influence on Your Health, Happiness, and Vitality. Scientific studies have shown that natural environments can have remarkable benefits for human health. Natural environments are more likely to promote positive emotions; and viewing and walking in nature have been associated with heightened physical and mental energy.

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Biological Invasions: The Ecological and Societal Impacts of Non-native Species

Thu, 2013-02-14 18:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free
Anthony Ricciardi

This Cutting Edge lecture is presented by Anthony Ricciardi (Redpath Museum and McGill School of Environment)

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