Environment

Increased awareness to reduce Earth’s pollution

When I was little, I had a book about sharks — I read it all the time and took it with me everywhere I went.Continue...

Five years after water bottle ban, the decision needs another look

Plastic bottles filled with sugary drinks aren’t any more environmentally conscious than plastic bottles filled with water.Continue...

Free parks in 2017 isn’t a cause for celebration

Free admission to Canada’s national parks is a step in the right direction, but still a walk in the dark.Continue...

Water literacy speaker series turns legal

On Wednesday evening, a full house convened at the Grad Club to talk about water.Continue...

Sustainability is more than a week-long commitment

This week, Queen’s campus celebrated Sustainability Week, a week to promote environmental initiatives on campus.Continue...

AMS seeks to promote environmentalism to students

From October 2-6, the AMS is set to run their Sustainability Week — designed to celebrate and promote environmentalism through groups on campus, various initiatives and campaigns.Continue...

Dream Courses selected for fall semester

In early April, six professors were granted permission and funding to proceed with their carefully-crafted “Dream Courses”.Continue...

Queen’s votes not to divest from fossil fuels

Queen’s Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee announced on Nov. 6 that they will not be divesting Queen’s funds from fossil fuels.Continue...

Queen’s environmental group talks fossil fuel divestment

The Advisory Committee on Divestment of Fossil Fuels held its final feedback meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17, moving them closer to finalizing a report on divestment at Queen’s.

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Going Green in Iceland

I spent my first year at the Castle. I’ve been to four Olympic Games and I’ve traveled to 26 different countries. But of all these amazing experiences, my trip to Iceland with The GREEN Program was the best one yet.Continue...

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