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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 TheGreeninterview.com 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.

Two New Interviews! Sarika Cullis-Suzuki and Edmund Metatawabin!

Two new interviews! Sarika Cullis-Suzuki and Edmund Metatawabin! Over the past few weeks, we’ve released two new Green Interviews with two remarkable Canadians. Sarika Cullis-Suzuki is a young scientist, a passionate advocate for the oceans, while Edmund Metatawabin is a remarkable Cree leader and writer who actually remembers daily life in a culture that was completely sustainable for 10,000 years.

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Orri Vigfusson! How an Icelandic “Green Capitalist” Saved the North Atlantic Salmon

When we first heard about Orri Vigfusson, we were completely astonished. This Icelandic businessman and environmentalist has nearly singlehandedly saved the North Atlantic salmon from a fate similar to the codfish. And he’s done it through “green capitalism.” Over the past 17 years, Orri and his North Atlantic Salmon Fund have systematically bought and “retired” 85% of the world’s commercial North Atlantic salmon fishing licenses.

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Salmon Wars in the Green Unplugged online festival!

Our film Salmon Wars is in the global film festival Green Unplugged, opening today! To see it, click here: http://www.cultureunplugged.com/documentary/watch-online/play/11758 Green Unplugged is one of a series of Culture Unplugged festivals that since 2008 have been visited by more than 60 million people from 39,000-odd cities across more than 231 countries and territories. 

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Monbiot: Canada has become “a thuggish petro-state”

Tar sands oil and a regressive Conservative government are turning Canada into a “thuggish petro-state,” says acclaimed British journalist and climate-change expert George Monbiot. “It’s an extraordinary thing to witness from this side of the Atlantic: to watch Canada, this highly sophisticated, liberal, outward-looking nation, turning into a thuggish petro-state,” Monbiot told Silver Donald Cameron in a new Green Interview conversation filmed recently in Oxford, England.

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Bhutan: The Pursuit of Gross National Happiness

This Special Presentation began as an interview with the Honourable Jigme Yoser Thinley, the first elected Prime Minister of Bhutan, whose government aims to entrench and extend Bhutan’s long-standing goal of expanding Gross National Happiness rather than Gross National Product. To put the interview in context, we prepared an original half-hour documentary film, using footage of Bhutan shot by Silver Donald Cameron and by Nova Scotia film-maker Kent Martin.

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Salmon Wars

Salmon Wars: Wild Fish, Aquaculture and the Future of Communities is a wide-ranging exploration of net cage salmon aquaculture and its social, economic and environmental impact on the communities where it operates. This eye-opening 70-minute video documentary surveys industry representatives, community activists, scientists, environmentalists and politicians, including Nova Scotia’s Minister of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Environment.

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