David Suzuki

Power Shift participants hold up water drops as part of a youth eco-conference.

Power Shift BC puts youth in the driver's seat

How does a dynamic, youth-driven movement achieve successes that have eluded Big Green for decades?

Pink salmon: a tasty, cheap and sustainable choice

“Wild salmon are a critical part of ocean, river, lake, and forest ecosystems. They provide food for everything from whales to eagles to bears and even help fertilize the forests along the shores,...

How to tackle the zero-waste challenge during holiday season

Imagine the garbage cans in your place, empty. But it’s not garbage day. It’s every day. Sound impossible? Not according to Marnie Newell and others who have taken on the zero waste challenge. Newell...

2012 Vancouver Writers Fest tickets to go on sale

You know what rocks? Books. You know what rocks even more? People who put words together to make a book. Lit freaks, squeeze your dog-eared hardcovers a little tighter and get a load of this:...

Black Out Speak Out campaign protests Harper government's assault on environment

A showdown between the Conservative government and environmental opponents unfolded Monday across the country on two fronts—one online and the other offline. Online, over 500 websites went “dark” to...

Are Canada’s environmental elders backing down from the fight?

Recent blogs from environmental leaders like David Suzuki cast an ominous shadow on the decades-old green movement. Will the new generation overcome?

David Suzuki forced to resign from board of foundation by "vicious" media attacks

The famed activist says he stepped down due to media and political attacks threatening the foundation bearing his name. But staff say it’s not a ‘divorce’—he’ll continue to work as a volunteer.

Pacific Permaculture's Jesse Lemieux speaks at The Hive about sustainable agriculture

Canada's foremost authority on permaculture comes to speak in Vancouver about fighting climate change and conflict through sustainable agriculture.

Harper government overstepped big time

The carbon belongs to Canada, VO climate change blogger Barry Saxifrage wrote me in an email this morning.  He said he noticed that David Suzuki quoted a stat from an article saying that 40 per...

Occupy the New Year: Reflections on covering a global movement

From tragedy to community, critique to inspiration, reporting on Occupy for VO yielded hopes for the New Year.