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Frivolous attacks poison the well of discourse

November 2013

By Peter Robinson, CEO We pride ourselves in seeking science-based solutions to the urgent challenges of our time. But recently we've had to respond to attacks against David Suzuki and the Foundation, many from Sun Media. We'd rather focus on our work, but we believe it's important to shed light... More »

O Christmas tree, o Christmas tree, how green are you truly?

November 2013

By: Tovah Paglaro With the holiday season fast approaching, one question looms large in the minds of many: What's the greenest Christmas tree? Advocates of artificial trees take issue with the practice of cutting down trees in the name of festivity, whereas proponents of real trees argue that it's pretty... More »

Homegrown National Park Project brings nature home to Toronto

November 2013

By Jode Roberts When we began the Homegrown National Park Project in spring 2013 we weren't sure what to expect. We had grand plans to create a green corridor along the former path of Garrison Creek, in the heart of Toronto. We partnered with 14 community groups that were active... More »

Quebec Foundation office celebrates fifth anniversary

November 2013

By Manon Dubois Five years ago, in September 2008, the David Suzuki Foundation decided to become a truly national organization by opening an office in Montreal. That allowed the Foundation to communicate in both official languages. Foundation CEO Peter Robinson is proud of this accomplishment. "The first decision I made... More »

Montreal greenbelt offers natural value

November 2013

By Manon Dubois The Greater Montreal area is home to Quebec's richest biodiversity, best agricultural land and half its population — but it's also home to half its endangered species. And urban sprawl in the region over the past 40 years has led to the loss of a third of... More »

Natural capital meets rewilding in innovative arts partnership

November 2013

By Theresa Beer How do you move people to value and protect nature in an urban environment? We're finding an innovative and collaborative way through media arts public education projects. We're partnered with students from Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver to create multimedia presentations based on... More »

Our future will be determined by choice, not chance

November 2013

By Ian Hanington Scientists know we're contributing to climate change, mainly by burning fossil fuels and cutting down forests. For its recent Fifth Assessment Report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change enlisted hundreds of scientists and experts from around the world to comb through the latest peer-reviewed scientific literature and... More »

Finding Solutions — Fall 2013

November 2013
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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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