Concordia's Thursday Report

Vol. 29, No.7

December 2, 2004


David Suzuki on trees


David Suzuki

Photo by Lina Shoumarova

Before speaking to an overflow crowd of students Nov. 18, David Suzuki signed copies of his latest book, Tree, A Life Story, at the Concordia Bookstore.

The well-known environmentalist, who came fifth in the recent competition for The Greatest Canadian, talked about the interconnectedness of living creatures and the need to curb our excessive consumption. He urged his audience to sign a pledge to protect nature for future generations. To sign up for the Nature Challenge, visit

The evening also featured a talk by politician and organic farmer David Orchard, who talked about the need for more research into organic agriculture, and stronger labelling laws on agricultural products.