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May 24, 2017

Oil and plastic are choking the planet

David Suzuki
It's one thing to argue over solutions, but to reject the need for them is suicidal. To claim people can't talk about climate change because they use fossil fuel-derived products is nonsensical.
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May 10, 2017
8 hours labour, 8 hours recreation, 8 hours rest

Long work hours don't work for people or the planet

David Suzuki
We work the same hours as 20th century labourers, depleting Earth's resources to produce more goods that we keep working to buy, use and replace in a seemingly endless consumer cycle.
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Apr 26, 2017
Image: Vimeo/Mike Odin's Alaska Adventures

The grisly truth about B.C.'s grizzly trophy hunt

David Suzuki
Grizzlies face growing threats across their North American range, from trophy hunting to habitat destruction, declines in food sources like salmon and whitebark pine nuts, and climate change impacts.
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Apr 5, 2017
Fish kill

Marine protected areas are one piece of a complex puzzle

David Suzuki
Protected areas are one aspect of keeping coastal ecosystems healthy. Responsible stewardship also requires effective fisheries management, strong penalties for polluters and emissions reductions.
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Mar 15, 2017
  David Suzuki tests the green waters of the Hart River.

Intact wilderness is a hedge against our ignorance

David Suzuki
On March 22, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear the Peel watershed case. A positive ruling could not only protect the Peel, but also the rights of First Nations in future land-use planning.
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Mar 8, 2017

Faulty logic fuels fossil fools

David Suzuki
What kind of "eminent scientists" would sign something claiming carbon dioxide "is not a pollutant but a major benefit to agriculture and other life on Earth"?
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Feb 23, 2017

Marvelous monarchs move Minister McKenna

David Suzuki
In November, scientists overseeing at-risk species in Canada said the government should list the monarch butterfly population as endangered.
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Feb 1, 2017

Indigenous people are fighting for us all

David Suzuki
It's ironic that after a history of facing genocidal policies, North America's original peoples are leading a struggle on behalf of us all.
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Jan 25, 2017
Sleeping at work

We need to work less to live better

David Suzuki
A lot needs to be done to reform our economic systems and to address critical issues like pollution and climate change. Reducing work hours is one way to make substantial gains.
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Jan 11, 2017

We can learn so much from nature

David Suzuki
Biomimicry has inspired applications ranging from producing energy through artificial photosynthesis to building lightweight support structures based on the properties of bamboo.
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Dec 6, 2016
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Paxson Woelber

Indigenous people hold the key to caribou survival

David Suzuki
One thing governments could do to ensure caribou survive and thrive in the face of development: listen to the people who have shared the area with caribou for countless years.

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