Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, is a
leading environmentalist and science educator. He is a Companion of the Order
of Canada and recipient of the Right Livelihood Award and UNESCO’s Kalinga
Prize for the Popularization of Science. He is the host of the long-running
CBC-TV program The Nature of Things. He is the author of more than fifty
books, including The Sacred Balance and Everything
Under the Sun.