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The impact of green space on heat and air pollution in urban communities

Reports | March 2015
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This David Suzuki Foundation report analyzed 102 peer-reviewed studies published over the past five years that explored the role of urban green space in providing cooling effects and reducing air pollution. It found that urban green spaces provide significant health benefits by filtering harmful pollutants from the air and providing... More »

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Making our coasts work: healthy oceans, healthy economies, healthy communities

Reports | March 2015
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Against its stunning backdrop, Canada's Pacific coast supports a variety of industries important to the B.C. economy and to coastal communities. This report examines the important and often under-valued role that healthy ocean ecosystems provide to our economy. It demonstrates how investing in marine planning and protective measures are the... More »

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Sound investment: measuring the return on Howe Sound's ecosystem assets

Reports | February 2015
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There is an astounding trove of unrecognized natural wealth in the Howe Sound region needed for the region's health, economy and culture that has yet to be factored into decision-making. Sound Investment: Measuring the Return on Howe Sound's Ecosystem Assets finds that Howe Sound's watersheds provide an estimated $800 million... More »

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Letters to My Grandchildren

Books | 2015
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To be published in 2015, David Suzuki's Letters To My Grandchildren offers grandfatherly advice combined with remarkable autobiographical stories. Drawing on his own experiences, he explores life's deep questions and offers up a lifetime of wisdom, inspiring us all to live with courage, conviction, and passion as we learn from... More »

Building on the best: keeping Canada's climate promise

Reports | December 2014
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This report identifies Canada's top climate change policy solutions and assesses how effective they have been in meeting our emissions commitments. It shows that adopting best in-country solutions from provincial leaders under a unifying national approach would make serious headway in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The analysis concludes that if... More »

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