The reluctant saviour

By David Larsen In Uncategorized

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26th August, 2006
In 1988, David Suzuki woke up and smelt the napalm. He was Canada's best-known environmentalist, but it was a position he had achieved more or less by accident. A successful career in genetics led to science presenter work on TV; this gave him a high enough profile to make him of use to good causes seeking publicity, and he found it was the environmental ones that most mattered to him. Invited to host a radio series on the future of the global environment, he spent four months travelling the world, interviewing 150 scientists from a range of disciplines. He asked them the same question: ...

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