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Systems crucial to stability of planet compromised

McGill Newsroom | January 15, 2015

Almost half of the processes that are crucial to maintaining the stability of the planet have become dangerously compromised by human activity.

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Published: 3 Feb 2015

McGill hosts annual Fair Trade Conference

McGill Reporter | Jan. 22, 2015

By: Galitt Araf

The three-day event brought together leaders from across the country committed to the advancement of Fair Trade, both on a small scale and globally. 

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Published: 26 Jan 2015

Reimagining housing for the poor and cities without cars

The Vancouver Sun | Jan. 25, 2015

By: Daphne Bramham

McGill architecture professor Vikram Bhatt, winner of the Margolese National Living Design Prize from UBC, thinks people should live where they can grow some of their own food.

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Published: 26 Jan 2015

ECOLE sustainable housing project gains Independent Student Group status

Jan. 13, 2015 | The McGill Tribune

by: Ashley Kong

Educational Community Living Environment (ECOLE), a sustainability initiative, gained Independent Student Group (ISG) status on Dec. 4 during the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Legislative Council meeting. 

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Published: 16 Jan 2015

L'habitat des ours polaires en danger [lien français]

le 14 janvier 2015 | RadioCanada

Une étude suggère que les menaces aux habitats glacés des ours polaires sont plus importantes que ce qui était prévu jusqu'à maintenant.

 

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Published: 16 Jan 2015

Sustainability — at McGill, they've made an app for that

Dec. 22, 2014 | Montreal Gazette

By: Sarah Rogers

Thanks to a McGill University law professor with an interest in social responsibility, there’s an app that will monitor your commitment to sustainability.

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Published: 11 Jan 2015

270 000 tonnes de plastique dans les océans

Le Devoir | le 10 décembre 2014

par: Alexandre Shields

La pollution provoquée par le plastique a pris de telles proportions au cours des dernières décennies que près de 270 000 tonnes de ce matériau flotteraient à la surface des océans, selon une étude internationale publiée mercredi.

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Published: 16 Dec 2014

The climate is changing, and so are Arctic berries

Nunatsiaq Online | Dec. 10, 2014

By: Sarah Rogers

McGill University Researcher Anna Bruce explores how Iqaluit women are adapting to "bad" berry seasons

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Published: 16 Dec 2014

Bhatt wins national prize for urban living ideas

McGill Reporter| Nov. 28, 2014

by: McGill Reporter Staff

Architecture professor Vikram Bhatt has won the 2014 Margolese National Design for Living Prize, the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture announced this week.

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Published: 16 Dec 2014

McGill Prof. Chris Ragan chairs high-profile group on economic and environmental fiscal reform

Montreal Gazette | Jan 25, 2015

BY: Rene Bruemmer

The Canadian committee of economists headed by McGill University economics professor Chris Ragan, are looking at ways Canada can follow the lead of other countries and start taxing pollution instead of jobs and profits, without hurting taxpayers or Canadian firms’ ability to compete internationally.

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Published: 30 Nov 2014

The McGill Space Race

The McGill Tribune | Nov. 26, 2014

By: Remi Lu

Alan Chen didn’t know it at the time, but one afternoon three years ago in Lev Bukhman marked the start of a multi-year project that would reduce the gap between students and administration, and re-envision the entirety of McGill’s downtown campus.

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Published: 27 Nov 2014

Opinion: What it means to be an 'Aboriginal student' today

Nov. 18, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Stephanie Willsey

First of all, I should introduce myself: I am a First Nations Canadian, of the Chippewa, or Ojibwe, community of Rama, Ont. I was raised off the reserve, but only a short drive away, and I am there often.

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Published: 23 Nov 2014

McGill to study shared-space model for cycling

McGill Reporter | October 14, 2014

by: McGill Reporter Staff

McGill will conduct research on the concept of adopting a shared-space model that could pave the way to allow cycling on the downtown campus under certain conditions, after the senior administration accepted the recommendations put forward by a Working Group tasked with addressing the question of cycling on campus.

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Published: 26 Oct 2014

McGill renews its approach to sustainability with Vision 2020

The McGill Tribune | Oct. 21, 2014

By: Victor Tang

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Published: 21 Oct 2014

Imagining a sustainable future for Canada

LaNouvelle.net | October 17, 2014

by: Jean-Olivier Goyette

This initiative for sustainable development is in collaboration with researchers and citizens who wish to express an idealistic vision for a sustainable future in Canada.

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Published: 17 Oct 2014

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