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Reflections and wishes as I approach my 80th birthday

Winter | December 2015

For more than 25 years, I've studied and communicated about the seriousness of the climate crisis. It was the main reason my wife, Tara, and I joined other thinkers to start an environmental organization, which we named the David Suzuki Foundation (a name I initially rejected) — now celebrating its... More »

Energy East pipeline is bad for Quebec and Canada

Winter | December 2015

While the eyes of the world turn to Paris for the upcoming 21st Conference of the Parties to establish a new international climate agreement, oil transportation projects continue to increase in Quebec and Canada. TransCanada's Energy East project is one of the largest ever proposed in North America. With a... More »

Homegrown rain gardens win award

Winter | December 2015

Do you have problems with a wet basement or flooding in your yard? Ranger Marc Yamaguchi has an idea for you. As part of the David Suzuki Foundation's Homegrown National Park Project, Marc launched the Rain Gardens of East Danforth Village project this summer. The project grew from his desire... More »

How to leave the leaves

Winter | December 2015

If I know you, you can't stop helping pollinators — planting a butterfly garden, getting your yard off grass, signing the Monarch Manifesto and more. I realize you might have snow on the ground by now, but don't feel bad if you didn't get to rake the leaves. And next... More »

Accounting for nature makes cents

Winter | December 2015

The small community of Gibsons on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast has become a leader in North America for its approach to managing and conserving nature. With the Foundation's help, the town now includes natural assets such as creeks, watersheds and beaches alongside capital assets such as roads and sewer pipes in... More »