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The David Suzuki Foundation works with government, business and individuals to conserve our environment by providing science-based education, advocacy and policy work, and acting as a and acting as a catalyst for the social change that today's situation demands. Its mission is to protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life, now and for the future. Its vision is that within a generation, Canadians act on the understanding that They are all interconnected and interdependent with nature. The David Suzuki Foundation has the following main goals: protecting the climate and ensure that Canada is doing its fair share to avoid dangerous climate change and is on track to achieve a safe level of greenhouse gas emissions; transforming the economy and make certain that Canadians can maintain a high quality of life within the finite limits of nature through efficient resource use; protecting nature and work to protect the diversity and health of Canada's marine, freshwater, and terrestrial creatures and ecosystems; reconnecting with nature and ensure that Canadians, especially youth, learn about their dependence on a healthy environment through outdoor education; building community and engage Canadians to live healthier, more fulfilled and just lives with tips on building Earth-friendly infrastructure, making smart energy choices, using efficient transportation, and being mindful of the products, food and water that is being used.

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Address: 219 – 2211 West 4th Avenue Vancouver, BC V6K 4S2
Contact email: contact AT

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English, French

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Founder(s): David Suzuki
Founder gender: All male
Current leader(s): Steve Cornish
Current leader's (or leaders') gender: Male
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Per cent of research staff that is female: 18%

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Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Imported
Data sources consulted: Think tank list

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