David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster,
author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation. He is
Companion to the Order of Canada and a recipient of UNESCO's
Kalinga Prize for science, the United Nations Environment Program
medal, the 2009 Right Livelihood Award, and Global 500. He is
familiar to television audiences as host of the long-running CBC
television program The Nature of Things. His written work
includes more than fifty-two books, nineteen of them for children.
Suzuki lives with his wife, Tara Cullis, in Vancouver.
Dave Taylor is a journalist, writer, and former
Director of Communications with the David Suzuki Foundation. His
work has appeared in the Globe & Mail, the Toronto
Star, and other newspapers and magazines across Canada. He has
also written for television and film and is a past winner of the
CBC's Signature Shorts screen writing competition.
Taylor graduated with honours from the University
of Victoria, where he also completed the post-graduate Harvey
Southam professional writing program and was the first person to
receive the Harvey Southam Award for his thesis on journalism
ethics. Taylor lives with his family in New
Westminster, British Columbia.