Books

The David Suzuki Foundation and Greystone Books began their publishing partnership in 1994. In the years following, the collaboration has produced an important collection of titles on issues of the environment, sustainability, nature and natural history. Many of these titles have won national and international awards as well as being adapted and released by foreign publishers throughout the world. Greystone Books is committed to reducing the consumption of old-growth forests, and all books are printed on carefully selected environmentally friendly paper stocks.

Tree: A Life Story

2004
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Winner of the Canadian Science Writer's Association Award A magical portrait of a singular organism. This is a story that spans a millennium and includes a cast of millions. It is the story of a single tree. In this clear, concise, and captivating book, renowned scientist and environmentalist David Suzuki... More »

The Sacred Balance

2004
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This special 10th anniversary edition re-examines our place in the natural world in light of the sweeping environmental changes and the recent advances in scientific knowledge. Since its first publication, Sacred Balance has sold over 100,000 copies. In the meantime, global warming has become a major issue as glaciers and... More »

From Naked Ape to Superspecies

2004
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In this revised and fully up to date edition of From Naked Ape to Superspecies, David Suzuki and Holly Dressel describe how we have evolved beyond our needs, trampling other species in the process. We learn about how human arrogance — demonstrated by our disregard for the small and microscopic... More »

The David Suzuki Reader

2003
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Drawing from Suzuki's published and unpublished writings, this collection reveals the underlying themes that have informed his work over a lifetime. In these incisive and provocative essays, Suzuki looks unflinchingly at the destructive forces of globalization, political short-sightedness, and greed. Suzuki cautions against blind faith in science, technology, politics, and... More »