David Suzuki is a geneticist, an environmentalist, and the founder of the David Suzuki Foundation. The author of more than forty books, he has received the unesco Kalinga Prize for Science, the United Nations Environment Programme Medal, the UNEP’s Global 500 award, and the Right Livelihood Award, and has been named a Companion of the Order of Canada. He holds eighteen honorary degrees and has been adopted into two First Nations clans. Suzuki lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Holly Dressel, co-author of From Naked Ape to Superspecies, has been a writer and researcher for television, film, and radio for twenty years and has worked for cbc-tv’s The Nature of Things. She lives near Montreal, Quebec.