Watch David Suzuki Get Punched in the Nuts (Video)

August 30, 2011 by  
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Image credit: CBC Laughs David Suzuki is more used to winning prizes than receiving physical abuse . Nevertheless, one young TV reporter in Canada took it upon himself to punch the venerable David Suzuki in the groin. Why, you might ask? It is all, apparently, a cunning plan to save the world. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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More Bike News: David Suzuki on Bike Lanes, The Guardian On Toronto’s War on Bikes

August 11, 2011 by  
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Image credit Environment North David Suzuki weighs in on bike lanes in Huffington Post Canada: Most arguments against bike lanes are absurd. Consider this: We have wide roads everywhere to accommodate cars, most of which carry only one person. On either side of many of those roads, we have pedestrian sidewalks. In most large urban areas, we also have bus lanes and transit systems such as subways and rapid transit. When cyclists ride on roads, drivers often get annoyed. If they ride on sidewalks, p… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Strong Air Pollution Safeguards are a Matter of Health

August 11, 2011 by  
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Activists rally outside EPA headquarters in Washington, DC, for strong clean air protections. Photo credit: Javier Sierra Shortness of breath. Wheezing. Tightening of the chest. Coughing. These are just some of the symptoms of an asthma attack . If you’ve ever had one, you know the fear. If your child has ever had one, you know the terror. Asthma strikes 1 out of every 10 school children and is the number one illness that causes kids to miss school in the United States. Now, if Lisa Jackson and the Environmental Protection Agency could do something to prevent thous… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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David Suzuki: Our Obsession With Private Automobiles is Unsustainable

September 2, 2010 by  
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bitefight via Torontoist Quote of the Day from David Suzuki in the Georgia Strait: Technological developments [such as electric cars etc.] are welcome, but maybe it’s time we started rethinking our car culture as whole. The average car in North America carries 1.5 people, which means that most cars on the road only have a driver in them.

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If Octopuses Are Self-Aware, Are You Less Likely To Eat Them?

September 2, 2010 by  
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Photo via Brian Gratwicke Does the intelligence of an animal factor in on your decision whether or not to eat them?

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House Built From Hemp Is Full Of Green Surprises

September 2, 2010 by  
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All images from Push House In much of the world, hemp is thought of as a useful building material; Warren recently showed us an interesting house from Australia and it is common in the UK. But in America, it is still the butt of hippie jokes; Matt Hickman of the Mother Nature Networks describes a new house in Asheville, North Carolina with references to Tommy Chong and describes the interior:… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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iPhone Game Features Heroic Fish Dodging Gulf Oil Spill Damage

September 2, 2010 by  
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Image via Elephant Journal We’ve had an influx of iPhone apps based on the Gulf oil spill , and many of them also donate proceeds to helping clean-up efforts. So what makes Puff Puff: Gulf Spill any different? It’s still an app about the life post oil disaster and it donates 30% of net proceeds to ecosystem restoration in the Gulf of Mexico.

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An Earth Day Tribute to 11 Environmental Heroes

April 22, 2010 by  
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Last year Brian did a great slideshow of some of our environmental heroes. He wrote “This is by no means a comprehensive list, but here are some of the great men and women who’ve defined modern environmentalism–these green heroes deserve a huge Earth Day salute.” Troll alert: it includes Al Gore and Rachel Carson.

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Jeffrey Hollender Sees Holistic Vision as the Key to the Future

April 22, 2010 by  
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This guest post was written by Jeffrey Hollender, Co-Founder and Executive Chairperson of Seventh Generation, in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day.

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