Edward Struzik is an author, educator, public speaker and a research fellow at the Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy in the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. He is also the 2022 Jarislowsky Fellow at the University of Waterloo. For the past decade, he has been a regular contributing writer to Yale Environment 360, an international on-line magazine offering opinion, analysis, reporting and debate on global environmental issues. His many other articles and essays appear in newspapers and magazines such as Los Angeles Times, The Conversation, Scientific American and in journals such as Policy Options, Conservation Biology and Foreign Policy Review. He has earned more than 30 international and national awards for his writing and his books. Included among them are the U.S.-based Grantham Prize, which honours and encourages excellence in writing on the environment; the Sir Sanford Fleming Medal, which honours individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the understanding of science, the Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy, which provides year-long funding for the exploration of a public policy issue of national and international interest, and the Michener Award for public policy. His seventh book - Swamplands: Tundra Beavers, Quaking Bogs, and the Improbable World of Peat has been winning very favorable reviews in the Wall Street Journal, Sierra Magazine, Earth Island Journal, Library Journal and many others book review venues.