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'The natural resource in shortest supply is time'

'The natural resource in shortest supply is time'

April 22, 2015

April 22 is Earth Day. Paul Shrivastava, executive director of the innovative new global platform Future Earth, asks researchers to unite.

How foreign animals affect Newfoundland’s food chain — both positively and negatively

How foreign animals affect Newfoundland’s food chain — both positively and negatively

April 22, 2015

Concordia graduate student investigates the impact of invasive mammals.

Statement from the president on the federal budget

Statement from the president on the federal budget

April 22, 2015

Concordia welcomes commitment to research funding.

Miraculous flight and monster fights: Concordia students triumph at Ubisoft video game challenge

Miraculous flight and monster fights: Concordia students triumph at Ubisoft video game challenge

April 21, 2015

3 teams earn top prizes at the 2015 edition of the Montreal-wide competition.

Discovery counters, visualization rooms and collaborative spaces

Discovery counters, visualization rooms and collaborative spaces

April 21, 2015

Concordia’s Webster Library Transformation promises exciting innovation.

Performance + migration at Blue Metropolis

Performance + migration at Blue Metropolis

April 21, 2015

A new international artistic and academic collaboration examines mobility from different angles.



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(We) have entered a new geological epoch, one of our own making: the Anthropocene. We are altering the great cycles of nature. The climate stability we have enjoyed since the dawn of agriculture can no longer be assumed. The natural resources we rely upon need to be valued in a new way. And the natural resource in shortest supply is time.
Nothing can ever be done to reverse the terrible events that nearly destroyed the Armenians. But silence is never an option for those fighting for justice. The Turkish government should realize it will continue to be ostracized in the present for minimizing the atrocities carried out in the past.
We've got this company that started off in rural Quebec with very few artists and over a very few years became a global powerhouse (…) and over the past few years you sense that things have been more difficult. They needed new capitals. They also needed potentially new strategic partners, and they have these I think with this new acquisition.

Patrick LerouxCirque du Soleil sold.

Etsy is celebratory in its rhetoric around community and DIY as being a pathway to quitting your day job, creativity and achieving your aspirations. The women I spoke to said that’s true to a certain extent, but ‘we’re toiling away in our basements for hours to manufacture things by hand — and at the end of the day it’s not a sustainable living.’

Jacqueline Wallace, Etsy IPO: people vs. profit?



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Beyond the Headlines 2013
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