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
Apr 28, 2020
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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
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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
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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.
Blog
Mar 24, 2020
​Image: Photo by Alex Cosh

Healthy forests mean healthy people

David Suzuki
Forests are beneficial for our physical and mental health. Numerous studies illustrate how much forest walks can do for heart and respiratory health, immune system function and lowering stress levels.
Blog
Mar 17, 2020
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Idle some more: a novel climate solution

David Suzuki
Illnesses force idleness on people. So, too, the climate situation demands idleness from society. We must listen to the body in sickness; we must listen to the planet in crisis.
Blog
Mar 3, 2020
Image: Climate and Health Alliance/Twitter

The woman who discovered global warming -- in 1856!

David Suzuki
Eunice Foote was a physicist, inventor and women's rights advocate. In 1856, she shared her paper, "Circumstances affecting the heat of the sun's rays," at the AAAS's annual meeting.
Blog
Feb 25, 2020
Image: Unist'ot'en Camp/Twitter

Pipeline actions signal need for true reconciliation

David Suzuki
With actions spreading across the country, complaints about inconvenience and disruption are rife. But colonial society has been inconveniencing and disrupting Indigenous lives for hundreds of years.

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