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Blog
Jul 11, 2017
A bee and a butterfly. Image: Pixabay

Butterflyways are blooming throughout the land

David Suzuki
Jode Roberts
Pollinator pathway. Bumblebee highway. River of Flowers. Bee Line. These all describe habitat corridors created to help pollinators like bees and butterflies. We can add Butterflyways to the list.
Blog
Jun 7, 2017
whales after a storm

Protecting oceans is paying off

David Suzuki
That we're still discovering new wonders in the oceans is more reason to protect them. In early 2016, about three per cent of oceans had formal protection, up from one per cent five years ago.
Blog
Apr 26, 2017
Image: Vimeo/Mike Odin's Alaska Adventures

The grisly truth about B.C.'s grizzly trophy hunt

David Suzuki
Grizzlies face growing threats across their North American range, from trophy hunting to habitat destruction, declines in food sources like salmon and whitebark pine nuts, and climate change impacts.
Podcast
Jan 18, 2017
Old growth on Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island old-growth forest almost gone

Redeye
Ninety per cent of the forests on Vancouver Island have been logged. Now the B.C. Chamber of Commerce and the Union of B.C. Municipalities have joined the fight to save the last 10 per cent.
Blog
Dec 6, 2016
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Paxson Woelber

Indigenous people hold the key to caribou survival

David Suzuki
One thing governments could do to ensure caribou survive and thrive in the face of development: listen to the people who have shared the area with caribou for countless years.
Blog
Aug 2, 2016
caribou antlers in the snow

Half measures aren't enough to save caribou

David Suzuki
The challenge to recover caribou is not Alberta's alone; it is a national undertaking. Boreal caribou are threatened in every province except Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
Blog
Mar 4, 2014

Wildlife win in court, lose on the ground

David Suzuki
The David Suzuki Foundation and other environmental groups just won a court victory for species at risk, but endangered plants and animals aren't out of the woods yet.
Blog
Feb 26, 2013

Sonar and whales are a deadly mix

David Suzuki
Whales don't stop at the border when they swim between the U.S. and Canada, so the David Suzuki Foundation and other Canadian groups have joined a U.S. court case to protect the mammals from sonar.
Podcast
Jan 16, 2013

Coal mining threatens Flathead Valley in B.C.

Redeye
Environmentalists worked hard to get the Flathead watershed in B.C. protected from oil and gas and mining. However, certain areas are not protected from logging, quarrying operations or coal mining.
Blog
Oct 9, 2012

An energy plan must be about more than just energy

David Suzuki
With federal and provincial governments cutting back on environmental protection, often in the name of economic priorities, it's time we found new ways of measuring progress.
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