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Larry Powell Hi! I'm Larry! I'm a veteran, award-winning journalist based in Shoal Lake, Manitoba, Canada. I specialize in stories about agriculture and the environment. For decades, I worked for broadcast outlets in western Canada, including 5 years as Senior Editor for CBC Radio News in Saskatchewan. I am authorized to receive embargoed news releases on important, global stories, through the Science Media Centre of Canada, the Royal Society, Nature Research and the World Weather Attribution Network. I'm a member of the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists. A couple of years ago, I joined an international team of writers, providing articles for a Swiss-based, online journal, “Focusing on Wildlife - celebrating the biodiversity of Planet Earth.” In June, 2014, I was a panelist at a world conference in Winnipeg entitled "Holding Power to Account. Investigative Journalism, Democracy and Human Rights.” In 1986, I