Notes from the Panther Lounge archives

  • Photo: Help spread the word: Nature really is the best medicine

    Help spread the word: Nature really is the best medicine

    June 27, 2012

    The average Canadian spends more than 90 per cent of their time indoors, and more than six hours a day in front of screens. We have become increasingly urban... More »

  • Photo: How clean is liquefied natural gas?

    How clean is liquefied natural gas?

    June 26, 2012

    Because conventional natural gas emits fewer greenhouse gases than other fossil fuels, some see it as a bridging fuel, but the establishment of LNG plants for export on the B.C. coast will significantly increase emissions. More »

  • Photo: Big summer plans for Canada's first urban National Park

    Big summer plans for Canada's first urban National Park

    June 25, 2012

    With the Rouge as backdrop, the Minister offered details about this summer's public consultation process and announced that a new superintendent had been selected for Canada's first urban National Park — fittingly from Banff, Canada's first and oldest National Park. More »

  • Photo: Want less stress? Take a hike

    Want less stress? Take a hike

    June 22, 2012

    Feeling stressed today? You are not alone. North America is facing an epic epidemic of stress. The use of medications for anxiety, depression, and ADHD are at an all time... More »

  • Photo: At Rio+20, there's a lot of talk but little action

    At Rio+20, there's a lot of talk but little action

    June 21, 2012

    Representatives from more than 150 nations gathered in Rio de Janeiro this week for Rio+20, also known as United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. More »

  • Photo: Waiting for a miracle at the Rio+20 summit

    Waiting for a miracle at the Rio+20 summit

    June 19, 2012

    Twenty years ago, the world flocked to Rio with high hopes to find common ground to protect the planet, and to deal with the social injustices of poverty and colonialism. More »

  • Photo: Happy Father's Day

    Happy Father's Day

    June 15, 2012

    Send your Dad or father figure an e-card from the David Suzuki Foundation to show you care about him and the planet. So much better than a tie or golf balls. More »

  • Photo: More green means less mean

    More green means less mean

    June 15, 2012

    Modern technology allows us to be more connected than ever. So why is our species becoming less empathetic? Our modern world is one of information overload. Constant distractions lower our... More »

  • Photo: Is this the end of federal environmental assessments?

    Is this the end of federal environmental assessments?

    June 12, 2012

    The changes to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act in Bill C-38 insert an obstacle course of political hurdles and constraints from start to finish of the environmental assessment process. More »

  • Photo: Welcome, radicals!

    Welcome, radicals!

    June 12, 2012

    A few days ago, we asked you to get radically Canadian with us. We have been blown away by the passionate response. More than 300 people* have stepped forward to... More »