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Colin Baird

Colin Baird is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Western Ontario.   He has received the University's Edward G. Pleva Teaching Award and a national 3M Teaching Fellowship Award.


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Brendan Borrell

Brendan Borrell is a biologist and journalist who has written about science and the environment for a dozens of outlets including Bloomberg Businessweek, Outside, Nature, New York Times, Scientific American, and Smithsonian. His reporting at home and abroad has given him a first-hand view of some of the most pressing environmental issues of today. He has visited the phosphate mines of Morocco, followed a rhino hunt in South Africa, and taken a road trip through the expanding soy plantations of central Brazil.

Brendan received his Ph.D. in Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley in 2006. For his dissertation research, he studied the evolution, ecology, and physiology of nectar feeding in the orchid bees of Costa Rica and Panama.  His articles have received awards from the American Society for Journalists and Authors and his reporting has been funded by the Alicia Patterson Foundation, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and the Mongabay Special Reporting Initiative.


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Marnie Branfireun

Marnie Branfireun is an Instructor in the Centre for Environment
and Sustainability at Western University in London, Ontario. She teaches in
both the Undergraduate Environmental Science Program and the Masters in
Environment and Sustainability Program. Her BSc (University of Manitoba)
focused on aquatic ecology, during which she worked for the Department of
Fisheries and Oceans monitoring benthic organisms in Manitoba rivers and at
the Experimental Lakes Area. Her MSc (McGill University) was on mercury
cycling and plant decomposition in boreal peatlands. As an ecologist, she
has been engaged in environmental education, conservation, restoration, and
monitoring for over 20 years.


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