Notes from the Panther Lounge archives

  • 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 »

  • Photo: A green economy cannot include trading in asbestos.

    A green economy cannot include trading in asbestos.

    June 12, 2012

    Asbestos is a mineral that is used in construction, but because inhalation of its fine fibers can cause cancer, it is rarely used in Canada anymore. More »

  • Photo: Less screen time, more green time

    Less screen time, more green time

    June 8, 2012

    How many hours do you spend in front of a screen each day? I work in an office, so some days spend up to 10 hours of screen time! This... More »

  • Photo: A prescription for a happier, healthier Toronto

    A prescription for a happier, healthier Toronto

    June 6, 2012

    Next Thursday I will be sitting on stage in an awesome building with two absolutely amazing people. Seated to one side, I will have Dr. David Suzuki. If you are... More »