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SPECIAL BRIEFING: Global Climate Change Assessment

October 31, 2014

VANCOUVER- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has summarized the findings of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Reports (AR5) into a synthesis report for policymakers to be released November 2, 2014.

VANCOUVER- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has summarized the findings of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Reports (AR5) into a synthesis report for policymakers to be released November 2, 2014.

Canada about to license another bee-killing pesticide

October 30, 2014

OTTAWA - Environmental organizations are calling on Health Canada to stop approving systemic pesticides that are toxic to bees and threaten to interfere with ecosystem functioning. The most widely used group of systemic pesticides, neonicotinoids, has come under increased scrutiny as a contributing factor in large-scale bee die-offs and other harmful effects.

OTTAWA - Environmental organizations are calling on Health Canada to stop approving systemic pesticides that are toxic to bees and threaten to interfere with ecosystem functioning. The most widely used group of systemic pesticides, neonicotinoids, has come under increased scrutiny as a contributing factor in large-scale bee die-offs and other harmful effects.

Site C dam environmental assessment approvals don't answer key environmental concerns

October 14, 2014

Concerns about cumulative impacts of the Site C dam project raised by environmental organizations and First Nations have been ignored in the joint environmental assessments approved by the provincial and federal governments today, said Jay Ritchlin, the foundation's director general for Western Canada. "Most importantly, the foundation supports the goals of Treaty 8 First Nations to protect their traditional territory, which will be severely affected by the dam's development," Ritchlin said.

Concerns about cumulative impacts of the Site C dam project raised by environmental organizations and First Nations have been ignored in the joint environmental assessments approved by the provincial and federal governments today, said Jay Ritchlin, the foundation's director general for Western Canada. "Most importantly, the foundation supports the goals of Treaty 8 First Nations to protect their traditional territory, which will be severely affected by the dam's development," Ritchlin said.

Join David Suzuki for musical parades and tasty treats at the second annual Homegrown Park Crawl

September 18, 2014

David Suzuki Foundation event celebrates local ingenuity and homegrown action with culinary delights and musical parades through four Toronto parks

TORONTO, September 17, 2014 — On Sunday, October 5, the David Suzuki Foundation will host the second annual Homegrown Park Crawl

David Suzuki Foundation event celebrates local ingenuity and homegrown action with culinary delights and musical parades through four Toronto parks

TORONTO, September 17, 2014 — On Sunday, October 5, the David Suzuki Foundation will host the second annual Homegrown Park Crawl