Bill Freedman is a Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Biology at Dalhousie University. His research has examined the ecological effects of a wide range of industrial activities, but has focused on those associated with forestry. He has also worked on the ecological effects of pesticides, metals, sulphur dioxide, acidification, eutrophication, as well as CO2-emission offsets, urban ecology, and environmental monitoring programs. He teaches classes in introductory biology, environmental science, and environmental ecology. He has written more than 200 scientific papers and research reports, including two textbooks: "Environmental Science. A Canadian Perspective" (Prentice Hall Canada, 2nd edition 2000) and "Environmental Ecology" (Academic Press, 2nd edition 1995). Bill Freedman is a Trustee of the Nature Conservancy of Canada, and is the Chair of that organization's Science Advisory Network.
Key words: forestry, pesticides, eutrophication, CO2, urban ecology, sulphur dioxide, acidification
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Department of Biology
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