Biography

Naomi is currently completing her M.Sc. in Science Communication at Imperial College. Formerly a Project Associate at the United Nations University – Institute for Water, Environment and Health, in the Water & Ecosystems program working in economics and land degradation, she also worked in hydrometric monitoring and water chemistry research for the Government of Canada. Naomi was Managing Editor for the Water Quality Journal of Canada, and is a long-time freelance editor, writer, blogger, and communicator with a research background in water, land, environment, and policies. Naomi holds a H.B.Sc. from the University of Toronto.

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Few were surprised to hear of the selection of Malala Yousafzai for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, but, alongside the famed young Pakistani girl was another, less well-known child activist also being awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, Kailash Satyarthi. Satyarthi is a 60-year-old Hindu Indian, who quit engineering and teaching in 1980 in order …

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With a burgeoning, wealthier middle class demanding luxuries once reserved for the privileged, cooks in China have come under fire for a hallmark dish of many Chinese weddings since the Ming dynasty: shark fin soup. No one knows exactly how many sharks have been killed for their fins in recent years, but as a top […]

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