Margaret Munro is a Canadian journalist writing on science and the environment for print and digital media. Her recent work has appeared in Scientific American, the journal Nature and The Globe and Mail.
Margaret built her career writing for Postmedia, which syndicated her stories to daily newspapers from Vancouver to Montreal. She revealed Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government was muzzling federal scientists; documented how Canada’s universities and research agencies covered up serious instances of scientific misconduct; and reported on topics ranging from endangered species to the extreme climate change underway in the Arctic.
Margaret’s honors include awards and citations from the Canadian Association of Journalists, Canada’s World Press Freedom Committee and the Governor General’s Michener Award Foundation. She has taught science journalism at the University of B.C. and served for several years on the board of the Canadian Science Writers’ Association and the Editorial Advisory Committee of the Science Media Centre of Canada.