Deforestation in Canada and Other Fake News

July 25, 2018|
Deforestation in Canada and Other Fake News by John Mullinder
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This easy to read and fact-filled account debunks two commonly-held myths: that Canada is running out of trees and that massive deforestation is taking place in our own backyard. In fact, Canada has one of the lowest deforestation rates in the world and surprise, surprise, the forestry industry is not the major cause.

Large-scale deforestation is not the only 'fake' news in circulation. There's a veritable minefield of green claims and greenwash to navigate: claims about 'ancient' forests; about 'saving' trees by going paperless; about e-books being better than tree-books; about the paper industry being on the way out. And here's another surprise: cardboard doesn't exist

The detailed Appendices and Endnotes back up the text, offering the reader both context and the opportunity for further research.

John Mullinder has a solid background in both journalism and the paper industry. He was a television reporter, editor, and foreign correspondent (for Maclean's magazine) in his native New Zealand before emigrating to Canada in the mid-1980s. In Canada, John was asked to lead a national environmental council for the country's paper pack...
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Title:Deforestation in Canada and Other Fake News
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:150 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.41 in
Shipping dimensions:150 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.41 in
Published:July 25, 2018
Publisher:Tellwell Talent
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780228800903

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