Deforestation in Canada and Other Fake News by John MullinderDeforestation in Canada and Other Fake News by John Mullinder

Deforestation in Canada and Other Fake News

byJohn Mullinder

Paperback | July 25, 2018

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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 NewsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.41 inPublished:July 25, 2018Publisher:Tellwell TalentLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0228800900

ISBN - 13:9780228800903

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