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Scottish government officials overlooking peatlands. Image credit: Scottish government/Flickr
David Suzuki | As with many ecosystems that keep the planet habitable for humans -- forests, wetlands, grasslands, oceans -- peatlands have been under attack by humans who have failed to comprehend their importance.
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David Suzuki | It's our responsibility to engage in conversations about how new systems of land governance could look. Everything should be on the table including ownership and governance of current protected areas.
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David Suzuki | Researchers have found that regular mowing, especially early in spring, has unintended ecological consequences. Mowing less is a simple way to help insects and boost local ecology.
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David Suzuki | The role of any animal within its ecological niche is far more complicated than the single predator-prey interaction that culling purportedly tries to control.
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David Suzuki | Countries around the world committed to safeguarding 10 per cent of their ocean territories by this year, through marine protected areas and other means. Some have done better than others.
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David Suzuki | In considering how to make systems more equitable and sustainable, one change underpins all others: a change in our relationship with nature.
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David Suzuki | As landscapes and our approaches to conserving them shift, so too must our social systems. Climate justice and social justice are intricately linked.
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David Suzuki | The biggest threat to the Arctic is climate change, not geese. When nature is out of whack, human activity and our extractive economy are most often to blame.
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Solar power lighting on road by Hatta Dam, United Arab Emirates. Image: JSPhotography2016/Wikimedia Commons
David Suzuki | The International Energy Agency says energy efficiency alone could provide more than 40 per cent of the emissions reductions needed by 2040 to meet Paris Agreement targets.
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David Suzuki | All living things depend on a stable climate and functioning ecosystems. As daunting as the climate and biodiversity crises are, we can't look away. We must face them and change course.
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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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Orca whale. Image: Gail Hampshire/Wikimedia Commons
David Suzuki | West Coast conservation groups, including the David Suzuki Foundation, are calling for an emergency order to protect Canada’s most endangered marine mammal: southern resident orcas, or killer whales.