Water in Canada: A Resource in Crisis
Written by Hanneke Brooymans.
Published in Canadian Currents, 2011.
|Canadians have always been proud of our abundant and pristine
lakes and rivers. But is that a true and complete picture or just a fantasy?
With a foreword by world-renowned water expert Dr. David Schindler, Water in Canada makes it crystal clear that the quantity and quality of our freshwater resources are diminishing at an alarming rate. Environmental journalist Hanneke Brooymans examines the effects of human activities on our water, and presents a thought-provoking analysis of our water issues:
Water in Canada exposes the many facets of one of the most urgent problems of the 21st century a must-read. Dr. David W. Schindler, Killam Memorial Professor of Ecology, University of AlbertaAbout the author: Hanneke Brooymans is an environmental journalist whose volunteer work at bird observatories on Lake Erie and Lake Superior in the 1990s inspired her appreciation for the magnitude and importance of these and other bodies of water. She has a Bachelor of Science degree with a specialization in Environmental Biology from the University of Alberta and a diploma in journalism from Grant MacEwan College. She began working at the Edmonton Journal in 2000, taking over the environmental beat soon after. Hanneke is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists.
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