Notes from the Panther Lounge archives

  • Photo: Biology, not politics, must drive B.C. grizzly bear management

    Biology, not politics, must drive B.C. grizzly bear management

    November 8, 2013

    Let's hope the B.C. government realizes this and ends its unsustainable bear trophy hunt before it's too late and Canada's great bears are but a memory of our nation's former biological richness. More »

  • Photo: Prosperity Mine, Round 2

    Prosperity Mine, Round 2

    November 7, 2013

    It's a familiar script, with familiar players. Taseko Mines Ltd.'s proposed New Prosperity gold-copper mine for the Fish Lake watershed 150 kilometres southwest of WiIliams Lake, B.C., just received a damning report from a review panel — yet again. More »

  • Photo: Ontario species under siege

    Ontario species under siege

    November 7, 2013

    Yesterday, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario released a report called Laying Siege to the Last Line of Defence. It concluded that Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources has failed to implement... More »

  • Ethnic diversity and the environment are connected

    November 6, 2013

    If we profess to be a nation of diverse cultures, we need to show we are open to those with different languages and cultural backgrounds. More »

  • 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 »