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David Suzuki: Let’s slow down, for the sake of ourselves and our planet

David Suzuki: Let’s slow down, for the sake of ourselves and our planet

Let’s slow down, breathe, listen, look and feel. Only then will we understand our place in the world and what we must do to live well on this small blue dot spinning in an enormous universe.

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BC government is challenged in court over Coastal Douglas-fir

BC government is challenged in court over Coastal Douglas-fir

Ecojustice lawyers are representing the Wilderness Committee and ForestEthics Solutions in a legal challenge against the BC government, arguing the province is bound by law to protect an endangered old-growth Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystem.

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Help the Nature Conservancy clean up Waterton Park

Help the Nature Conservancy clean up Waterton Park

Promote native habitats! The Nature Conservancy of Canada needs your help cleaning-up junk and invasive ornamentals from conservation lands in the Waterton Park Front.

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Stressed at work? Add a daily dose of green

Stressed at work? Add a daily dose of green

Does regular time in nature make you calmer? More alert? Happier? Let’s all get into the nature habit. It can make our lives better.

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David Suzuki: Big-picture thinking needed to protect nature

David Suzuki: Big-picture thinking needed to protect nature

Before we take from nature to create wealth and employment, we should first consider what must be retained to sustain both wildlife and the well-being of local communities, such as clean air, safe drinking water and healthy local food.

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David Suzuki: Healthy kids need time in nature

David Suzuki: Healthy kids need time in nature

We need a national strategy to get our kids eating healthy foods and being active in nature.

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David Suzuki: We can learn from nature’s genius

David Suzuki: We can learn from nature’s genius

I’ve always been more interested in organisms that can move on their own than in stationary plants. But when I canoe or hike along the edge of lakes or oceans…

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Get your kids away from the screen and into the green

Get your kids away from the screen and into the green

Pushing our kids out the door may be the best way to save the planet. In a survey conducted for the David Suzuki Foundation, 70 per cent of Canadian youth…

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Rethinking the Great White North: Race, Nature and the Historical Geographies of Whiteness in Canada

Rethinking the Great White North: Race, Nature and the Historical Geographies of Whiteness in Canada

Unlike most academic books, Rethinking the Great White North stirred enough irritation to be attacked by a Globe and Mail columnist. Repeating an old saw, Margaret Wente previously wrote that what makes someone Canadian is having sex in a canoe. Maybe new immigrants should be taught to canoe, Wente said, so they could be more patriotic.

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NCC protects part of Newfoundland’s famous Cape Spear Peninsula

NCC protects part of Newfoundland’s famous Cape Spear Peninsula

Eleven acres protected along coastline of top-rated tourist destination in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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