Notes from the Panther Lounge archives

  • Photo: Why does DSF care about the St. Lawrence River?

    Why does DSF care about the St. Lawrence River?

    August 10, 2012

    Canada is blessed with stunning and diverse ecosystems, all of which bring us pride and joy. One of those unique and important ecosystems is the St. Lawrence River and its... More »

  • Photo: Have your say on Northern Gateway and Canada's energy future

    Have your say on Northern Gateway and Canada's energy future

    August 9, 2012

    Will we further our dependence on climate-altering fossil fuels? Will we risk oil spills and the health of communities for a slice of short-term revenue? Or is it time to invest in cleaner, safer energy solutions and green jobs of the future? More »

  • Photo: We are the Kalamazoo

    We are the Kalamazoo

    July 25, 2012

    Today is the two-year anniversary of the Kalamazoo catastrophe in Michigan. What would Vancouver's Jericho Beach look like two years after a bitumen spill? More »

  • Photo: Leadership forum empowers BC wetland champions

    Leadership forum empowers BC wetland champions

    July 19, 2012

    To kick off summer 2012, the David Suzuki Foundation brought together advocates, scientists and decision-makers from throughout British Columbia's Lower Mainland to celebrate the wonders of wetlands and craft plans... More »

  • Photo: Would exporting BC LNG reduce global greenhouse gas emissions?

    Would exporting BC LNG reduce global greenhouse gas emissions?

    July 17, 2012

    In our previous blog we explored how the creation of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry and significant increase in shale gas extraction would prevent British Columbia from meeting its... More »

  • Photo: Selective science and the death of evidence

    Selective science and the death of evidence

    July 13, 2012

    On the day that up to 800 scientists and supporters marched on Parliament Hill to protest the "death of evidence" in federal policy-making, it should have been heartening to see... More »

  • Photo: Asbestos: Politics wins out over principles

    Asbestos: Politics wins out over principles

    July 4, 2012

    Quebec's decision to bankroll a revival of the Canadian asbestos industry flies in the face of the principles of sustainable development. More »

  • Photo: The many ways to enjoy 30 days of nature

    The many ways to enjoy 30 days of nature

    July 3, 2012

    We did it! We spent 30 minutes in nature each day during the month of June. And we didn't do it alone; more than 1,200 eager participants joined the 30×30... More »

  • Photo:  A young Musqueam's perspectives on Rio + 20

    A young Musqueam's perspectives on Rio + 20

    June 29, 2012

    The more I learn about climate change, the world and my role in it all, the more I find myself hoping and searching for ways to stop this crisis and repair the damage. I'm dreaming of a time when all people — no matter the country, age, gender or race — can come together with the common goal of saving our planet. More »

  • Photo: A young leader's thoughts on Rio+20: crucial but pointless

    A young leader's thoughts on Rio+20: crucial but pointless

    June 29, 2012

    Rio +20 was supposed to be a meeting about reducing poverty, and securing environmental protection. This was supposed to be the time when people with power and authority thought of ways to make a cleaner, greener, and thriving planet for everyone. More »