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sustainability News Archive

Fall colours on display along Currie Place.


Sustainability Month returns this October

September 23, 2022 — 
Celebrate a sustainable future by participating in a variety of green events and activities throughout the month of October.

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Wekusko Falls flowing through Northern Manitoba.


The Last Drop: Water Researchers Speaker Series

September 13, 2022 — 
If you have an interest in water sustainability issues including drinking water and sanitation, water governance, and international climate issues, this speaker series is for you! Starting September 19th, the UM UNAI Hub will be hosting six virtual presentations from various UM researchers.


Students in masks walking in the tunnels \\ Photo by Mike Latschislaw

Campus accessibility for you

June 10, 2022 — 
Survey seeks your feedback on UM tunnel wayfinding signage

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Vaclav Smil

The New York Times Magazine: This Eminent Scientist Says Climate Activists Need to Get Real

April 26, 2022 — 
Vaclav shares his beliefs on decarbonization, climate change goals, consumer consumption and the realities of transitioning to sustainable solutions


Earth Day 2022: A message from President Michael Benarroch

April 18, 2022 — 
'A day to raise awareness of environmental concerns and the need to change the way we think about climate―and not just weather extremes, but the political and business climate as well'

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UM committee tackling responsible investment opportunities

January 18, 2022 — 
Did you know the University of Manitoba is a signatory of the Investing to Address Climate Change: A Charter for Canadian Universities?


Protecting our trees through biological pest management

May 31, 2021 — 
Chemical-free spraying for canker worm and elm spanworm takes place on campus in June

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earth, seen from space

President’s message on Earth Day

April 21, 2021 — 
UM has made significant changes to become leaders of sustainability research and practices, and there is much more to do.

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Sustainability-in-Action Facility

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New facility gets hands-on with sustainability technologies

April 1, 2021 — 
Sustainability-in-Action Facility will showcase experiential learning and demonstration opportunities that relate to sustainability

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Now you can recycle masks and other personal protective equipment

March 23, 2021 — 
New PPD recycling bins to discard disposable masks and other disposable PPE items that cannot or should not be worn anymore

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