David Suzuki Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: David Suzuki Foundation
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Winnipeg Humane Society campaigns against lawn pesticides

The Winnipeg Humane Society is adding its voice to those opposed to the use of lawn pesticides in Manitoba.As spring temperatures slowly bring lawns back after a long winter, the not-for-profit and partners kicked off a city-wide campaign Monday urging ... [Published Metro Canada - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

IPCC report: Greenhouse gas emissions accelerated in past decade

Greenhouse gas emissions grew almost twice as fast in the past decade as they did in the previous 30 years, bringing the world another step closer to a level of warming that could wreck havoc with the climate if humans don’t end their dependence on fossil ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Latest UN Climate Report shows energy revolution coming

Canada's choice is to become a clean energy superpower or be left behindVANCOUVER , April 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Global action on climate change is set to kick off a clean energy revolution that could rewrite Canada's economy, according to the third installment ... [Published OSIX News - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Milkweed plant sale could facilitate Garrison Creek butterfly corridor

A new plan could see a butterfly corridor set up along the Garrison Creek corridor.As part of the Homegrown National Park initiative, the David Suzuki Foundation is selling milkweed plants throughout the month of April.Milkweed gives Monarch butterflies ... [Published Inside Toronto - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Forest industry needs efficiency

Editor,Re: Revelstoke forest industry: proposed federal mountain caribou recovery plan will be ‘catastrophe’ for industry , April 2.It might be surprising to some that the David Suzuki Foundation shares one of the forestry-industry-stakeholder group’s ... [Published BCLocalNews.com - Apr 10 2014]
Entities: Reindeer, Habitat, Forestry
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Should an airport be certified LEED Platinum?

San Diego International Airport has just achieved LEED Platinum, the highest certification attainable. The airport, also known as Lindbergh Field, has it all: a megawatt of solar power, water and energy conservation measures, sophisticated climate and ... [Published Treehugger - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Announcing the Homegrown Design Challenge: calling for simple green design solutions for Toronto's gardens, schoolyards, alleys and balconies

Workshop Architecture and the David Suzuki Foundation are excited launch the Homegrown Design Challenge, as part of the Homegrown National Park Project.The Homegrown Design Challenge is an open competition that challenges Canadians to present ideas for ... [Published Canadian Interiors - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Hello two new open-net salmon farms and a 100% increase in production by 2025? Goodbye public process and transparency

( Vancouver, B.C., April 2nd, 2014 ) The B.C. Salmon Farmers Association recently announced their intent to increase open-net farmed salmon production in B.C. waters by 43% (to 100,000 metric tonnes) by 2020 with a further increase to 150,000 metric tonnes ... [Published CSRWire.ca - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Food security, economy hit hard by climate change

David Suzuki Foundation calls on all levels of government to choose action instead of leaving the future to chanceVANCOUVER, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Climate change is set to impact everyday affordability for Canadian families, according to the Second Installment ... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Liberals easing rules for farmland

The B.C. government has proposed changes to the province's Agricultural Land Commission that open the door to value-added processing and potential oil and gas development.The changes - the first since land protection laws were put in place in the 1970s ... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Funeral Industry's Environmental Impact Revealed in Infographic

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The social memorialization website Qeepr.com (http://www.qeepr.com/) has published an infographic that outlines the natural resources and energy used in burial and cremation practices in the North American funeral industry. Statistics ... [Published GlobeNewswire - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 2 reports

New anti-pesticides campaign to launch in Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Humane Society and the David Suzuki Foundation have partnered to push for a strict ban on lawn pesticides in Manitoba.The two, along with the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, are launching an ad campaign against garden ... [Published CBC - Mar 17 2014]

Quotes

...to climate change, we're seeing a clean energy revolution taking shape," said David Suzuki Foundation science and policy manager Ian Bruce . "The job-creation and innovation opportunities for Canada to develop solutions to climate change are enormous, but only if we choose to work with and join leaders from the international community in prioritizing clean energy solutions and knowledge."
...has it all: a megawatt of solar power, water and energy conservation measures, sophisticated climate and energy controls, a reflective roof, and " improved indoor environmental quality through the use of low volatile organic compound adhesives, sealants, paints and coatings."
Managers stated that "because we recognise inherent uncertainty in our population and harvest rate estimates, conservative mortality targets are used" . While the government used language reminiscent of the recent study, they decided to expand the hunt, contrary to its conclusions
"It's flattering that Greenpeace International is so upset by a little Canadian website," Achtman said in an email. "It's proof that, despite Greenpeace's big bucks and criminal tactics, Canadians are patriotic when it comes to energy."

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Winnipeg Humane Society campaigns against lawn ... [Published Metro Canada - 23 hours ago]
Latest UN Climate Report shows energy revolutio... [Published OSIX News - Apr 13 2014]
IPCC report: Greenhouse gas emissions accelerat... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 13 2014]
Milkweed plant sale could facilitate Garrison C... [Published Inside Toronto - Apr 11 2014]
Forest industry needs efficiency [Published BCLocalNews.com - Apr 10 2014]
Should an airport be certified LEED Platinum? [Published Treehugger - Apr 10 2014]
Renewed hunting imperils Canada's Grizzlies [Published Ecologist - Apr 10 2014]
Greenpeace Complaint a Foreign-Funded 'Outburst... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 09 2014]
Make pesticide companies release bee death stud... [Published Natural News - Apr 09 2014]
Greenpeace claims collusion between Tories and ... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - Apr 08 2014]
Plant milkweed to help save the monarch butterf... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 08 2014]
Robert McLeman: Why this “greeny” supports pipe... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 08 2014]
NEW! Sable Island with Adventure Canada [Published Travel Society Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
Save the caribou, save the boreal forest [Published Malay Mail - Apr 07 2014]
Plant Milkweed to Boost Monarch Butterfly Popul... [Published French Tribune - Apr 05 2014]
Announcing the Homegrown Design Challenge: call... [Published Canadian Interiors - Apr 04 2014]
Hello two new open-net salmon farms and a 100% ... [Published CSRWire.ca - Apr 04 2014]
Revelstoke forest industry: proposed federal mo... [Published Comox Valley Record - Apr 03 2014]
Turning off the lights not enough any more [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 03 2014]
Tyee Celebrates Anniversary 10 (and a Bit) [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 03 2014]
How to spring clean and detox your beauty routine [Published Canadian Living - Apr 03 2014]
Governments, industry must get ready for realit... [Published Okotoks Western Wheel - Apr 02 2014]
A dam shame [Published Resilience - Apr 01 2014]
Canadian environmental groups demand scientific... [Published EFeedLink - Apr 01 2014]
Canadian cities need repair [Published Common Ground - Apr 01 2014]
How did Vancouver get so green? [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Mar 31 2014]
Food security, economy hit hard by climate change [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 31 2014]
UN report on climate change rings alarm on warm... [Published Toronto Star Online - Mar 31 2014]
May: Who is looking after the woodland caribou? [Published Sudbury Star - Mar 29 2014]
Liberals easing rules for farmland [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Mar 28 2014]
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Robert McLeman: Why this “greeny” supports pipe... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 08 2014]
As a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont., I teach introductory environmental studies to hundreds of students each year. I impress upon them the need to use less fossil fuels, to reduce our ecological footprints, and to live with ...
How did Vancouver get so green? [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Mar 31 2014]
Vancouver is supremely green, in both senses of the word. Set between ocean and mountains and lined with verdant trees, Vancouver also has the lowest greenhouse gas emissions of any major city in North America. In 2007, the most recent year for which ...
‘Seafoodies’, NGOs renew calls for National Sus... [Published CisionWire - English - Mar 04 2014]
All Canadians can play an important role in protecting the future of our fisheries and marine life, according to a group of national sustainable seafood programs, celebrity chefs and NGOs who are renewing calls to have March 18 recognized as National ...
Conservative Activist Says It's His Turn To Use... [Published Hit & Run - Feb 26 2014]
<p><img alt="IRS" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/2014_02/IRS_USGov.jpg?h=225&w=300" title="Wait your turn|||U.S. Government" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;Fresh off a year in which the Internal RevenueService (IRS) came ...
Terence Corcoran: Worries about Ottawa witch hu... [Published Financial Post | Opinion » FP Comment - Feb 12 2014]
Despite what you’ve heard from environmental activists, the most rigorous audits are focused on corporations In the build-up to Tuesday’s budget, Canadians witnessed something they already knew: Canada’s environmental activists can count on the CBC ...
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