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Independent funding means a credible voice

August 2011
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At the David Suzuki Foundation, we believe in basing environmental analysis and proposed solutions on sound science. But staying abreast of advances in scientific research means going to scientific meetings and staying in touch with and even funding top scientists, not to mention communicating that research to decisionmakers and the... More »

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Green cleaning ingredients explained

August 2011
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Rid your home of the petroleum-based ingredients and chemicals found in most cleaning products by making your own. Here are a few of the Queen of Green's favourite ingredients. They're versatile, affordable, and eco-friendly.... More »

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Foundation demands cosmetic companies reveal their secrets

August 2011

This spring, the Foundation and its supporters wrote to companies that manufacture lotions, creams, and other cosmetics, asking exactly what they mean when they list "parfum" or "fragrance" as an ingredient. Thanks to a loophole in Canada's ingredient-labelling requirements, companies can label the chemicals they use to make their products... More »

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Report concludes natural gas is not a climate solution

August 2011
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Climate change and pollution, among other issues, are leading Canadians to ask questions about our energy supply and use. We know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if we are to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. That means shifting away from polluting energy sources like oil... More »

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Foundation hard at work protecting marine life on two coasts

August 2011
Photo: Foundation hard at work protecting marine life on two coasts

Imagine you're kayaking through fjords containing some of the most pristine marine habitats in the world. The ocean beneath you is home to kelp forests, glass sponge reefs, halibut the size of a car hood, and schools of sardines several kilometres wide. Welcome to Canada's Pacific North Coast, an area... More »

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Finding Solutions — Summer 2011

August 2011
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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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