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Charting Coastal Currents

Reports | June 2016
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Charting coastal currents highlights the concerns and hopes of coastal British Columbians, gathered during a 2015 tour of a dozen communities in the traditional territories of 12 First Nations. The report features the words of coastal residents to make a compelling case for considering environmental rights as a foundation for... More »

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Breaking gridlock — BC's transit investment deficit and what can be done to fix it

Reports | June 2016
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Investment in public transit in Metro Vancouver has stagnated over the years and drivers and transit riders are both feeling the pinch. Congestion costs the region more than $1 billion per year and with the population expected to grow by an additional one million people by 2040, the problem will... More »

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Our work is far from over

Spring | April 2016

I just turned 80. I thought my work would be over and I'd be able to kick back and relax with my grandchildren by this age. When my wife Tara and I started the David Suzuki Foundation in 1990, it was with a sense of urgency. I'd been involved in... More »

How to make toothpaste

Spring | April 2016

What does acting like we are nature and acknowledging that our choices affect the planet look like? It looks like making toothpaste! The benefits: Avoid plastic microbeads which may contain phthalates and bisphenol-A, are being eaten by fish and birds. Avoid triclosan, which contributes to antibiotic-resistant bacteria and harms wildlife.... More »

You're making waves in ocean conservation

Spring | April 2016

Thanks to your support, DSF senior research scientist Scott Wallace led an unprecedented collaboration between industry, government and environmental groups that's protecting sensitive seaf loor habitat while keeping commercial fishing afloat. Now one of Canada's most criticized fisheries is transforming into one of its most highly regulated success stories —... More »