“Our personal consumer choices have ecological, social, and spiritual consequences. It is time to re-examine some of our deeply held notions that underlie our lifestyles”.
Environmental quotes David Suzuki
CATEGORY: Environmental quotes
WHO: David Suzuki
DATE OF BIRTH: March 24, 1936
WHERE: Vancouver BC
OCCUPATION: Ph.D. in zoology, broadcaster, author, scientist and environmentalist
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS: Dr. David Suzuki is the main founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, his remarkable work as scientist, environmentalist, author, broadcasters honored with several awards important both in Canada and internationally. Suzuki’s programs for radio and television is avidly known for his inspirational and easy way to explain the complexities of the natural sciences; not only, in his home-country Canada but all over the world. In 1979, he became the program host of the award-winning television series, “The Nature of Things with David Suzuki” and “ The Secret of Life”; honored with awards for their broadcasting excellence. However, the most important recognition for his work as one of the top world leaders in sustainable ecology. He received the widely important UNESCO’s Kalinga Prize for Science, UNEPs Global 500 and in 2009, the United Nations Environment Program Medal and the Right Livelihood Award (seen as a less important but alternative Nobel Prize). Dr. Suzuki has published more than 50 books, whereof almost 20 books for children.
SOURCES, LINKS AND USEFUL INFORMATION:
David Suzuki Foundation website
The Right Livelihood Award Foundation
BIOGRAPHY WEB SITE David Suzuki org
WORTH CHECKING: Nature of things, the most successful series in the history of Canadian television history hosted by David Suzuki, the 53rd season, a landmark by any standard.
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