Silver Donald Cameron

Welcome to Silver Donald Cameron’s blog! Dr Cameron is the author of 19 books and of many plays, films, magazine articles, radio and TV scripts. He is currently the host and executive producer of and of its feature documentary, Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World. In 2019, he was appointed the first Farley Mowat Chair in Environment at Cape Breton University, where he earlier served as professor, dean and writer-in-residence. He currently teaches an on-campus/online course called Green Rights.

We Need Wild Law in the Gulf of Mexico

There’s a big article in the Toronto Globe and Mail today about the toxic flood of legal actions that’s likely to result from the toxic flood of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. I find myself  both weeping and enraged at what’s going on down there — and as I read about all the claimants who are likely to sue, I was swept with a wave of fury that the shrimpers and whale-watchers can sue but the shrimp and the whales cannot.

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The Daily Glob – from the Society of Environmental Journalists

The Society of Environmental Journalists – to which I belong – recently launched a website dedicated entirely to coverage of the tragedy unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico. It’s an excellent resource for anyone wanting to follow the story. The following is quoted from an email from Chris Rigel, the SEJ’s Director of Programs and Operations.

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Silver Donald speaks at The Mobius Awards

Silver Donald Cameron, executive producer and host of The Green Interview, will deliver the keynote address at the Mobius Environmental Awards luncheon on June 2 at Pier 21 in Halifax. His topic, “Greening Our Minds,” is the essence of the mission of The Green Interview, which aims to help subscribers explore the transformative ideas, attitudes and activities that are essential to a sustainable society.

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More on Pricing

As you’ve seen on the Forum, we’ve just instituted a second subscription rate of $6.95 for seniors, students and people on low incomes. But the whole question of pricing is a complex and important one, and I invite your comments either there or here — or via the Contact form if you’re not yet a subscriber.

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