Eli Pivnick

Eli Pivnick, PhD, is a former research scientist for Agriculture Canada and currently a high school teacher in Kamloops, BC. In August 2013, Pivnick paddled down the Athabasca River from Ft McMurray to Ft Chipewyan with 9 other paddlers from Canada and the United States.

Too little regulation, too much risk: An argument against the oil sands

In August 2013, the author paddled down the Athabasca River from Fort McMurray to Fort Chipewyan with 9 other paddlers and saw the downstream impacts of the oil sands.