How One Kid Stopped the Contamination of a River

Stella Bowles was 11 years old when she first donned her rubber boots to test for water contamination in the LaHave River, which runs beside her home on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Environmentalist Stella Bowles stands beside the LaHave River in Nova Scotia. Béatrice Schuler-Mojon

Learn about how this determined 11-year-old with water samples and a Facebook page halted the illegal flow of raw sewage into Nova Scotia’s LaHave River.