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Blair King

Environmental Scientist, Husband, Father

Blair King is a resident of the Township of Langley, B.C. and a practicing environmental scientist. He has an academic background in chemistry, biology and environmental studies and an interest in the use of scientific data in environmental decision-making.

Blair blogs about topics that cross the interface between science and decision-making at: A Chemist in Langley
Local Isn't Better When It Comes To How Your Food Is

Local Isn't Better When It Comes To How Your Food Is Grown

Modern agricultural practices are the only reason the earth can feed more than seven billion souls while still leaving any room for nature. By returning to our pastoral roots we risk setting back environmental progress while negatively affecting human and ecological health.
11/23/2015 01:37 EST
The Truth About 'Toxic

The Truth About 'Toxic Molds'

With the arrival of the rainy season comes the re-emergence of a common household problem: mold. The reality is there is no such thing as "toxic mold". There are some mold species that are "toxigenic," that is they produce "mycotoxins."
11/04/2015 04:33 EST