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What has David Suzuki done for Canada?

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David Suzuki is best known for his work with the David Suzuki Foundation, through which he educates people on environmental and climate changes in Canada and around the world. The David Suzuki Foundation was founded in 1990 and has achieved great success as a platform for promoting sustainable living, protecting and reconnecting with nature, protecting the climate, improving transportation and educating people about living healthier lives.

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David Suzuki was born in Vancouver on March 24, 1936 to Japanese parents. He received his bachelor's degree in biology from Amherst College in Massachusetts and a doctorate in zoology from the University of Chicago. He immediately had an interest in genetics, which he researched and taught at the University of British Columbia until he retired in 2001. Since 2001, he has been concentrating primarily on his foundation and climate change activism.

In recent years, Suzuki has shown interest in climate change and global warming, and he is trying to press the Canadian Government to take proper steps toward protecting the Canadian environment and climate. He is also known for his support of Canada's First Nations' rights over natural resources and has been adopted by three tribes and made an honorary chieftain of one.

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