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David Suzuki

Environmental Activist
 David Suzuki

David Suzuki is an award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, he earned a B.A. at Amherst College (Mass.) in 1958, followed by a PhD in genetics at the University of Chicago in 1961. He was a professor of genetics at the University of British Columbia from 1969 until 1993, when he became an Associate in the University of British Columbia's Sustainable Development Research Institute, while continuing to pursue his international environmental and media work. He has written 32 books, including 15 children's books.

Events with this presenter

International Speaker Series (2009)

The Climate Crisis

David Suzuki

Host of The Nature of Things, a CBC television series aired in 50 countries and the critically acclaimed PBS series, The Secret of Life, Dr. David Suzuki is a practicing scientist and author of 43 books. A world leader in sustainable ecology, he has received 22 honorary degrees for his work in popularizing science and environmental issues. Read More ››



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