Notes from the Panther Lounge archives

  • Photo: Volunteers in Action: Meet Baani Dhillon

    Volunteers in Action: Meet Baani Dhillon

    October 25, 2013

    We hope Baani can be in inspiration to youth who are wondering how to turn their passion and inspiration for the environment into real change. Thank you to Baani for her special contributions to the South Asian community with the David Suzuki Foundation! More »

  • Photo: Food and Water First: The fight to protect prime farmland continues

    Food and Water First: The fight to protect prime farmland continues

    October 24, 2013

    A new grassroots movement is spreading across southern Ontario: Food and Water First. Its goal is to ensure stronger government policies and laws to protect prime agricultural land and source drinking water areas from development. More »

  • Photo: False allegations pollute the well of public discourse

    False allegations pollute the well of public discourse

    October 17, 2013

    At the David Suzuki Foundation, we pride ourselves in finding science-based solutions to the real and urgent challenges of our time. But we sometimes find ourselves responding to allegations based on lies and exaggerations. More »

  • Photo: Canadians coast to coast get good and dirty

    Canadians coast to coast get good and dirty

    October 15, 2013

    How are your outside shoes looking these days? If you're one of over 4,000 families that participated in our Fall Family Challenge, they're probably good and dirty. More »

  • Photo: Toronto family finds nature in the city -- every day

    Toronto family finds nature in the city — every day

    October 7, 2013

    Throughout the Fall Family Challenge, we're profiling families across Canada who make time in nature a priority. Today we're in Canada's largest city, where Jode Roberts, his wife Carol, and... More »

  • Photo: Volunteers in action: Meet Jennifer Deol

    Volunteers in action: Meet Jennifer Deol

    October 2, 2013

    Growing up in the quiet environment of her family farm, Jennifer developed a deep connection with nature from an early age. Whether hanging out in a forest or being with animals, Jennifer has always felt most sure of her own identity when surrounded by nature. More »

  • Photo: Nature gets a seat at the decision-making table

    Nature gets a seat at the decision-making table

    October 1, 2013

    As climate scientists release new information through the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, environmental scientists are hailing a policy from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency as ground-breaking and long overdue. This summer, FEMA announced it would be the first federal agency to incorporate environmental benefits into decision-making. More »

  • Photo: Sunny park crawl celebrates Toronto's Homegrown National Park

    Sunny park crawl celebrates Toronto's Homegrown National Park

    October 1, 2013

    Great food and big smiles were on the menu at the first-ever Homegrown Park Crawl in Toronto last Sunday, celebrating the first year of the David Suzuki Foundation's Homegrown National Park Project. More »

  • Photo: The Alterkirk family raises its outside voices

    The Alterkirk family raises its outside voices

    September 30, 2013

    Throughout the Fall Family Challenge, we're profiling families across Canada that make time in nature a priority. It's Week 3, and we're headed to Nova Scotia to chat with Karla... More »

  • Photo: Sacred Headwaters protected - for now

    Sacred Headwaters protected — for now

    September 24, 2013

    Thanks to the resistance by the Tahltan First Nation, the Sacred Headwaters is safe, for now. However, while Fortune Minerals has pulled out its people and machines from Mount Klappan, company officials have told the media they have no intention of abandoning plans to build an open-pit coal mine. More »