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Water: A Biography


The book was born out of the need to communicate the complex genesis story of modern political institutions and their relationship to the planet's environment. I work with a number of documentary makers to bridge the world of story telling and practice, and I do a fair amount of public speaking. 

The book is rooted in countless conversations I have had with people who never appear in its pages. Yet, the particular fragments that make up the extensive history told in "Water: A Biography" are related to my experiences. For those interested in finding out the story behind the story, I have decided to write a few notes on how this biography of water came to be.


H2O: The Molecule that Made Us 

Over the course of five years I had the great pleasure of working as an advisor on and being part of the series H2O: The Molecule that Made Us. It was a labour of love, which started with a conversation on how to communicate the story of water to new audiences. 

The Age of Nature

Seven years ago I met Brian Leith. We began talking about his experiences in telling the story of nature. That journey was completed in 2020 when Brain Leith Productions delivered a three part series called The Age of Nature, which aired in October 2020 on PBS. I was series consultant on the project. 

Selected Reports I Have Been Involved With

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