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Arno Kopecky is an environmental journalist and author based in Vancouver. His writing has appeared in The Walrus, Foreign Policy, The Globe and Mail, and Reader’s Digest. His first book, The Devil’s Curve, made Amazon’s top-100 list for 2012. His second book, The Oil Man and the Sea, won the 2014 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Nonfiction and was shortlisted for a Governor General’s Literary Award, the Hubert Evans Nonfiction Prize, the Lane Anderson Award for science writing, and the Banff Mountain Book Competition for Adventure Travel.