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
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Jun 30, 2020
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Reflections from an elder in isolation

David Suzuki
If we could take a different path, away from the impossible dream that unbridled consumption and endless growth are necessary for progress, we might find our way to a different future.
Blog
Jun 23, 2020
Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles. Image: NIAID/Flickr

Multiple crises signal the need to change course

David Suzuki
This pandemic could be a trial run for how we respond to the almost-inevitable next pandemic. Or it could be the wake-up call that finally compels us to resolve this and other related emergencies.
Blog
Jun 16, 2020
Bicycles in Toronto's Roncesvalles Village. Image: wyliepoon/Flickr

Reimagining streets could lead to healthier cities

David Suzuki
The shortcomings of car-oriented streetscapes are being highlighted like never before during the pandemic. The health crisis is forcing cities to re-think how people get around.
Blog
Jun 9, 2020
Two caribou on a highway in Alaska. Image: Terry Feuerborn/Flickr

Rethinking roads can drive down species decline

David Suzuki
As cities that converted roads to bike lanes during lockdown enter recovery phases, many people are advocating to keep the lanes open. Having fewer roads for cars increases human and wildlife health.
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.

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