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10 May 2011
For six weeks this spring, the 4th edition of Défi Climat, Quebec's largest awareness-raising and mobilization campaign in the fight against climate change, rallied thousands of people around one goal: to reduce their collective greenhouse gas emissions.  The results?...
9 May 2011
Equiterre and Vivre en Ville offer multiple solutions for land-use planning and passenger transport development in their new report, Changer de direction.* The report contains more than 30 concrete actions inspired by best practices in North America and Europe. It aims to reduce...
3 May 2011
A new study from University California Berkeley links prenatal pesticide exposure with slight cognitive deficits in school-age children. The researchers – including one from Ste-Justine Hospital in Montreal – found that children whose mothers had had the highest...
27 April 2011
Marie-Eve Arbour, a graduate of UQAM's communications program, won the 2010 Laure Waridel bursary for VISAGES régionaux du Québec*, a research and awareness-raising project on organic agriculture, eco-friendly homes and citizen action.  Are you a student interested in...
27 April 2011
An independent study from Sherbrooke, QC demonstrates for the first time the presence of pesticides from GMOs in the blood of women, including pregnant women and their fetuses. Toxins – even at a low concentration – can have a long-term effect. Dr. Aziz Aris,...
26 April 2011
Quebec's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) launched a pilot program supporting multi-functionality in agriculture. The program – which recognizes the social, economic and environmental contribution of agriculture to the quality of community life...
25 April 2011
It's a landmark year for us! We're so excited about moving this summer into our new shared headquarters, the Centre for Sustainable Development, that we made the Centre the focus of the 2011 Equiterre Member Meetup: Wednesday, April 27, 2011, from 5:00 to 9:30 Agora des Sciences...
21 April 2011
The executives of Canada's main environmental groups sent a message to the political leaders for Earth Day, asking them to take concrete and immediate action to address Canada's urgent environmental challenges: promote economic stability; fight climate change;...
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