Entries by David Suzuki from 09/2011

Climate Change Deniers Can't Refute 24 Hours of Reality

| Posted 09.11.2011 | Canada

People accuse me and other environmentalists and scientists of being "alarmist". But the situation is alarming, and it's even more alarming that some people ignore it. This disconnect with reality is because industrial interests spend billions of dollars continually promoting discredited theories.

Woodland Caribou Are at a Crossroads

| Posted 09.15.2011 | Canada

One endangered herd in Alberta's tar sands region is at great risk of disappearing. Clear-cutting and no-holds-barred oil and gas exploration and development have affected more than 60 per cent of the habitat of the Red Earth caribou herd, leaving little undisturbed forest where it can feed, breed, and roam.

Protect Canada's Forests -- Only Half of Them Are Intact

| Posted 09.22.2011 | Canada

Although advances in modern agriculture have brought millions of hectares of once-unsuitable scrub land into food production, the environmental consequences of our growing "foodprint" have been severe.

Cure Kids of Nature Deficit Disorder

| Posted 09.29.2011 | Canada

I'm happy that my children have also grown up with a love for the natural world, inspired by time spent at the beach or in the mountains, and that their children are learning the same lessons. After all, people will not care as much about, or work to protect, something with which they feel no connection.