David Suzuki: Mega-quarry victory shows people have the power

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world." These words, attributed to anthropologist Margaret Mead, capture the power that we, as citizens, have to…

David Suzuki: Will we learn from Sandy?

The storm that wreaked havoc on Caribbean nations and the U.S. East Coast in late October offers a glimpse into our future. Along with recent heavy rainfall, flooding, heat waves…

It’s in our nature to be healthy

One of the joys of being a grandparent is getting to see the world again through the eyes of a child. Recently, I found my three-year-old grandson picking at a…

What’s the fracking problem with natural gas?

It’s not unexpected that shooting massive amounts of water, sand, and chemicals at high pressure into the earth to shatter shale and release natural gas might shake things up. But earthquakes aren’t the worst problem with fracking.

Connecting the dots from Ontario to Rio

Ontario’s endangered wildlife dodged a bullet (and a bulldozer) recently, when the provincial government reversed its decision to gut the province’s world-class Endangered Species Act

Black Out Speak Out

If you believe that good democracy requires all voices to be fairly heard, speak out on June 4.

Protests shine spotlight on skewed priorities

When I heard about the student protests in Montreal, I swallowed the line that Quebec’s pampered youth pay lower fees than those in other parts of Canada but aren’t aware…

Environmental rules should be better, not easier

Changes announced in the recent federal budget make it easier for the federal government and industry to push through projects, and limit the ability of ordinary Canadian citizens to have a say in matters of national importance.

The Pacific Herring

Shared by DavidSuzukiFDN on Mar 13, 2012 David Suzuki Foundation Sustainable Fisheries Analyst explains why the spring arrival of spawning herring is the ecological event of the year on the Pacific North Coast. Read more. Related articles David Suzuki: Canada must do more to protect its oceans (straight.com) Climate Leadership Ensures A Better Future (publication) (pembina.org) More related…