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
May 26, 2020
Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. (Image: NIAID/Flickr)

Pandemic and climate crises unmask inequalities

David Suzuki
The outbreak is showing us the cracks in our systems, the fault lines. If we begin to address them, we'll be in a better place to respond to the longer-term climate and biodiversity crises.
Blog
May 19, 2020
Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. Image: NIAID/Flickr

Multiple crises expose systemic flaws

David Suzuki
We have a lot to learn still, but COVID-19 can teach us ways to address a crisis with many unknowns, whether it's a pandemic, a rapidly heating planet or accelerating biodiversity loss.
Blog
May 12, 2020
An Asian giant hornet, photographed by the Washington State Department of Agriculture on February 7, 2020. Image: Washington State Department of Agriculture/Flickr

Do 'murder hornets' pose a serious buzzkill?

David Suzuki
While the fear factor in the hornet story has drawn our attention to hornets and honeybees, most people don't know a honeybee, hornet or wasp from the more than 800 species of wild bees in Canada.
Blog
Apr 28, 2020
Image: Paul Lowry/Flickr

Crisis brings out our best, but we must remain vigilant

David Suzuki
Supporting workers in hard-hit occupations is necessary, but spending billions to prop up polluting industries that are no longer profitable and aren't likely to be soon is counterproductive.
Blog
Apr 21, 2020
Image: Kevin Gill/Flickr

Earth Day offers a chance to re-evaluate our path 

David Suzuki
Let's not fall back into the trap of trying to solve the great problems of this world with only half a brain. That's what got us out of balance and into trouble in the first place. 
Blog
Apr 14, 2020
Image: Greg Tsai/Flickr

Economics should reflect what really matters

David Suzuki
As we're witnessing at this extraordinary moment in history, often what we feel matters most in our times of need is not aligned with the purpose we gave our economy before this crisis.
Blog
Apr 7, 2020
Image: Duncan McCaskill/Flickr

Review shows ocean life could rebound in 30 years

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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