David Suzuki

David Suzuki is co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, an award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster. He is also a renowned rabble-raiser.

The David Suzuki Foundation works through science and education to protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life, now and for the future.

With a goal of achieving sustainability within a generation, the Foundation collaborates with scientists, business and industry, academia, government and non-governmental organizations. We seek the best research to provide innovative solutions that will help build a clean, competitive economy that does not threaten the natural services that support all life.

David Suzuki
Blog
Oct 16, 2019
Greta Thunberg speaks at Fridays for Future protest in Berlin in July 2019. Image: Leonhard Lenz/Wikimedia Commons

We owe Greta and the youth more than a Nobel Prize

David Suzuki
Greta and the young people worldwide urging adults to care about their future don't need awards. They need grown-ups to take them seriously and heed the scientific evidence about global warming.
Blog
Oct 9, 2019
Image: 350.org/Flickr

On October 21, vote for climate solutions

David Suzuki
We should all examine the roster of candidates and parties where we live, compare their environmental platforms and records, and ask local contenders about their climate commitments.
Blog
Oct 2, 2019

Oceans warming faster than scientists predicted

David Suzuki
Three of the most serious impacts of climate breakdown on the ocean -- acidification, heating, and deoxygenation -- have been present in every mass extinction in Earth's history. Why aren't we acting?
Blog
Aug 28, 2019
Image: Roy/Flickr

Let the children vote?

David Suzuki
I'm not seeing much evidence that adults are any better at making political decisions than young people. So many grown-ups are electing politicians who don't even accept climate science.
Blog
Aug 21, 2019
Image: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Flickr

Captive breeding only works when animals can go home

David Suzuki
Under current conservation practices, we breed endangered species in captivity, then release the captive-bred animals into the degraded habitats that failed to support the species in the first place.

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