“Water Is…” Featured in Earth Market

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Nina Munteanu with happy owner of “Water Is…”

Nina Munteanu’s popular science book “Water Is…” was featured in Mississauga, Ontario’s Earth Market today. Run by Mississauga’s Environmental Division, the market, which hosted over thirty “green” vendors, educators and environmental organizations, also ran educational workshops on sustainability and green-living.

Workshops focused on empowering individuals and on individual action. Topics covered included: storm water management on private property ; local food system in the urban environment; and community safety through environmental design.

Munteanu’s “Water Is…” Powerpoint presentation featured excerpts from her recent

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Mississauga Mayor Crombie attends

popular science book, Water Is… Munteanu began with water’s many anomalous properties and how most of these are directly responsible for water’s life-giving properties. She used the example of whales & trophic cascades to explain the cyclical nature of all ecosystems and water’s important role. She explained how we are all the water of our environment through the great cycling of water on our planet.

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