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David William Schindler (1940–2021)

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Science  30 Apr 2021:
Vol. 372, Issue 6541, pp. 468
DOI: 10.1126/science.abi8814

Summary

David William Schindler, innovative ecologist, died on 4 March at the age of 80. Dave documented humanity's impact on global freshwaters with seminal research on eutrophication, acid rain, climate change, organic contaminants, and oil sands mining. He then used his formidable energy and dedication to advocate for regulation of harmful industrial practices and to educate the public about why these regulations were needed.

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