Tag Archives: Faculty of Environmental Studies

Artist, revolutionary and urban gardener discusses how to turn “food prisons into forests” at York U

TORONTO, Thursday, October 20, 2017 – Armed with a shovel, some soil and seeds, Los Angeles activist Ron Finley, self-described “gangsta gardener” for his unexpected tactics, will discuss his mission of turning “food prisons into food forests” at York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies on Oct. 20. Frustrated by his community’s lack of access to […]

Towards Suburbia, York U speaker series address what’s next in suburbs

TORONTO, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 – The suburbs have often been unfairly maligned, but they continue to grow and push further away from cities, while attracting millions to call them home. The changing nature and significance suburbs around the world will be discussed during the Towards Suburbia Speaker Series at York University. WHAT: Third speaker […]

Media Advisory: Workshop on peace, security in Canadian Arctic and China Sea region

TORONTO, Wednesday, April 26 – As the race for underwater resource extraction clashes with regional and international security, militarization and boundary claims, a workshop at York University will debate the issues and develop a framework for future negotiations. The day-long Geotechnical Politics of Ocean Frontiers: The Canadian North & the Indo-Pacific interdisciplinary workshop on peace […]

York U Earth Day experts: Are climate change policies and conservation enough?

TORONTO, April 19, 2017 – This year’s Earth Day theme touts the importance of teaching environmental and climate literacy. York University experts can discuss the success or failure of climate change policies and strategies, conservation and global environmental changes. Mark Winfield, Professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies and co-chair of the Sustainable Energy Initiative, […]