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It's time to save the humans

May 2011
Photo: It's time to save the humans

Protecting the environment is about looking out for ourselves We often see and hear slogans such as "save the whales" or "save the caribou." And it is important to look after the plants and animals that share this world with us. But, really, what we must do is save ourselves.... More »

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Kin's Market ditches plastic bags and gains a green reputation

May 2011
Photo: Kin's Market ditches plastic bags and gains a green reputation

More than one million plastic bags are used every minute, and they're having a dramatic impact on our environment. "Microplastic" pieces leach into the ground and contaminate crops, and plastic bags are continually entangling and killing marine life. Now retailers can encourage customers to stop using plastic bags by joining... More »

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Ontario could host first urban national park

May 2011
Photo: Ontario could host first urban national park

Canadians are bound to wilderness through culture and history. But in our increasingly urban lives, nature often feels distant, and Canada's iconic national parks seem especially remote. The Foundation is working to change this. As the first major project based in our new Toronto office, we are reconnecting residents of... More »

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David Suzuki celebrates his 75th with schools across Canada

May 2011
Photo: David Suzuki celebrates his 75th with schools across Canada

It doesn't happen very often, but David Suzuki didn't know the answer to a science question — and he was excited to admit it. The tough question came from Grade 7 students at Gulf Shore Consolidated School in North Rustico, PEI. They asked Suzuki, "Why does the snow melt around... More »

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Canada hosts international sustainable seafood summit

May 2011
Photo: Canada hosts international sustainable seafood summit

We joined hundreds of delegates from every corner of the planet — the who's who of the seafood world — in Vancouver early this year at the ninth annual Seafood Summit, organized by the international Seafood Choices Alliance. Global representatives from industry, government, and conservation spent a week focused on... More »

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Foundation celebrates winter at Carnaval

May 2011
Photo: Foundation celebrates winter at Carnaval

Most Canadians can recognize the friendly smile of the Bonhomme Carnaval, the mascot of Québec City's Carnaval de Québec. This year, another familiar face popped up at the event: David Suzuki. To raise awareness about saving winter from climate change, the Foundation presented the first-ever Winter Summit (Sommet de l'hiver)... More »

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Finding Solutions — Spring 2011

May 2011
Finding Solutions - Spring 2011 cover

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. You can also read the main stories from Finding... More »

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