David Suzuki

David Suzuki, Co-Founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, is an award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster. David is renowned for his radio and television programs that explain the complexities of the natural sciences in a compelling, easily understood way.

Education

As a geneticist. David graduated from Amherst College (Massachusetts) in 1958 with an Honours BA in Biology, followed by a Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Chicago in 1961. He held a research associateship in the Biology Division of Tennessee’s Oak Ridge National Lab (1961 – 62), was an Assistant Professor in Genetics at the University of Alberta (1962 – 63), and since then has been a faculty member of the University of British Columbia. He is now Professor Emeritus at UBC.

Awards

In 1972, he was awarded the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship for the outstanding research scientist in Canada under the age of 35 and held it for three years. He has won numerous academic awards and holds 25 honourary degrees in Canada, the U.S. and Australia. He was elected to the Royal Society of Canada and is a Companion of the Order of Canada. Dr. Suzuki has written 52 books, including 19 for children. His 1976 textbook An Introduction to Genetic Analysis(with A.J.F. Griffiths), remains the most widely used genetics text book in the U.S.and has been translated into Italian, Spanish, Greek, Indonesian, Arabic, French and German.

The shift to cleaner energy is unstoppable
Posted on July 11, 2024 at 8:00 am
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The shift to cleaner energy is unstoppable

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Telling the truth about fossil fuels
Posted on July 4, 2024 at 8:00 am
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Telling the truth about fossil fuels

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Gas fuels the climate problem, not the solution
Posted on June 27, 2024 at 8:00 am
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Gas fuels the climate problem, not the solution

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Industries in denial: From burning cigarettes to a burning planet
Posted on June 20, 2024 at 8:00 am
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Industries in denial: From burning cigarettes to a burning planet

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The undeniable economic case for climate action
Posted on June 13, 2024 at 8:00 am
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The undeniable economic case for climate action

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Ignoring climate crisis won’t make it disappear
Posted on June 6, 2024 at 8:00 am
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Ignoring climate crisis won’t make it disappear

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False balance favours industry over wildlife
Posted on May 30, 2024 at 8:00 am
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False balance favours industry over wildlife

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The buzz on wild bees versus honeybees
Posted on May 23, 2024 at 8:00 am
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The buzz on wild bees versus honeybees

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High hopes for hemp? – David Suzuki Foundation
Posted on May 16, 2024 at 8:00 am
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High hopes for hemp? – David Suzuki Foundation

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Profit obsession inflames environmental racism
Posted on May 9, 2024 at 8:00 am
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Profit obsession inflames environmental racism

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