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Finding Solutions — Summer 2010

August 2010
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Finding Solutions is our quarterly report to you — showing your donations at work in our recent victories and campaigns. Plus, it's full of tips, news, recommended books and movies, and ways you can help the environment in your everyday life.... More »

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Foundation celebrates 20 years of finding solutions

August 2010
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The 1980s were a decade of ferment and growth in the global environmental movement. Battles were won, but the war was being lost. By 1989, public interest in the environment had reached an unprecedented zenith. Then David Suzuki's award-winning radio series It's a Matter of Survival sounded the alarm about... More »

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Foundation has a long history of working to solve climate change

August 2010
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When the Foundation started 20 years ago, climate change was just emerging as an environmental issue in the public eye. Our major push in this area took place in the lead-up to the Kyoto Climate Conference in 1997, when we recruited people to our volunteer Climate Action Team. Foundation staff... More »

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Animals and forests receive protection

August 2010
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When people think of Canada, they picture our majestic landscapes and iconic creatures: a grizzly on a rocky slope or a moose at the shoreline of a glassy lake. These scenes are tightly woven into Canadian identity, and they continue to motivate us to protect our country's incredible natural heritage.... More »

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Marine team works for healthy oceans and freshwater

August 2010
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All life begins in the sea. It's a saying and scientific tenet that's provided an overarching theme to much of David Suzuki's life. David describes fishing with his father as one of his most influential memories, providing the inspiration for a lifetime of protecting Canada's oceans. Recognizing early on that... More »

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The Legacy: An Elder's Vision for Our Sustainable Future

August 2010
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Excerpt from Chapter One: Evolution of a Superspecies Throughout human existence, elders have been the repository of experience, of knowledge painstakingly acquired over centuries about our origins, our purpose, and our destiny. And now I too am an elder. Within the span of my living memory, which encompasses stories from... More »

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Gone fishin'...with a Force of Nature

August 2010
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What finally convinced a reluctant Sturla Gunnarsson to do a documentary about the life of Dr. David Suzuki was the chance to go fishing with a Canadian icon. "David is a serious fisherman and I'm a fisherman and I knew that if I did this film we would get to... More »

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The future belongs to all of us

August 2010
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The Foundation will work with government, businesses, and Canadians in the years ahead I've been with the David Suzuki Foundation for just two and a half of its 20 years, but even in that short time, I've seen many successes and many changes. The urgency of finding solutions to some... More »

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Individuals and Business make changes for the environment

August 2010
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We've come a long way since the Foundation got its start 20 years ago, and I'm proud of what we've accomplished over the past two decades. But I can't help but feel some disappointment. We sounded the alarm about climate change so many years ago, and yet governments are still... More »

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