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Silver Donald Cameron

Welcome to Silver Donald Cameron’s blog! Dr Cameron is the author of 18 books and of many plays, films, magazine articles, radio and TV scripts. He is currently the host and executive producer of thegreeninterview.com and of its feature documentary, Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World. He also teaches a Green Rights course at Cape Breton University, where he earlier served as professor, dean and writer-in-residence.

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Losing Charlie Doucet

When we drove across the border from North Carolina into Georgia, Charlie Doucet grinned massively, walked back into the battered old motorhome, plucked down his guitar, settled into the passenger seat, and began singing: Georgia, Georgia –      The whole day through,      Just an old sweet song      Keeps Georgia on my mind … In a friendship lasting close to 40 years, Charlie and I did a lot together – so why does that moment so often come back to me?

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The Children’s Crusade

“We have not come here to beg world leaders to care,” declared 15-year-old Greta Thunberg of Sweden at the COP 24 conference in Katowice, Poland. “They have ignored us in the past and they will ignore us again. We have come here to let them know that change is coming whether they like it or not.

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Green Rights: The Online Course

Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World An On-site/Online Course from Cape Breton University If you’re a Canadian (or an American) you don’t have a right to a clean breath of air, or a drink of pure water. Your body contains a pound of plastic and traces of 700 toxic chemicals – and you can’t sue the polluters responsible.

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The ‘Dock Deck Doc’ – Multimedia Storytelling in the Web-Wide World

Shrinking traditional print markets and dropping fees are making it harder for many freelancers to earn a living. One veteran Canadian journalist shares how he’s learned to capitalize on deeply-researched content by expanding into multiple media formats with partners experienced in radio, television and the web.

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The Green Interview Travels Abroad

The Green Interview in… Australia, Ireland, England, the US, New Zealand… In addition to providing The Green Interview on our own site, we also partner with several online distributors including Films on Demand, Gale Cengage, McIntyre Media and Kanopy Streaming. We’re currently upgrading our videos on the Kanopy site to high-definition, which is how I learned that our interviews there have recently been used in 235 institutions worldwide.

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US Astronaut Stanley Love: Our new Green Interview

An astronaut doesn’t see the Earth the same way you do. And if the astronaut started as a planetary scientist, striving to understand the solar system, he really sees the Earth differently. Furthermore, if he was the child of environmentally-sensitive parents who were well ahead of their time, he started out with an unusually sophisticated view of the Earth.

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Farewell, Rudy

Yesterday was the memorial service for the phenomenal (and little-known) environmentalist, philanthropist and activist, Rudy Haase, who was also my friend. I was privileged to speak at the event. This is what I said.  It’s a great honour to play a role in celebrating the remarkable life of Rudy Haase — and Mickie — and I’m not only honoured, but also humbled.

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