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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.

Celtic Mass for the Sea

Composed in 1988, premiered in 1991, The Celtic Mass for the Sea has become a contemporary choral classic. Combining a chamber string orchestra and choir with a Celtic ensemble of harp, pipes, mandolin, fiddle and guitars, the Mass is an exuberant celebration of the teeming life in the waters covering our planet – and a warning of the dangers of abusing it.

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Hugo Spowers: Steal These Secrets! Build this Car!

Steal this technology! Build this hydrogen car! says Hugo Spowers. I'm fascinated. Race-car driver turned green automotive visionary, Hugo has re-imagined not just the automobile, but the entire auto industry. The result? A car that looks and runs like no other vehicle on the road, made by a company that runs like no other in the business world.

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Rob Hopkins!

Rob Hopkins, founder of the global Transition Movement, says that peak oil isn’t a disaster, but a golden opportunity to build communities that can survive shocks and crises. Dr. Hopkins is the latest Green Interview video, released this week. The Transition movement, which began in Devon, England, is a community-led plan to move away from fossil fuels and into a rich, sociable, locally focused way of life.

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David Boyd on Environmental Rights!

All but 16 of the 193 states in the United Nations recognize the right to a healthy environment, says legal scholar Dr. David Boyd. Among the laggards: Canada and the United States.    “It’s a truly extraordinary development for Canada and the United States to be the global renegades in terms of recognition of this most basic and fundamental human right,” Boyd told the Green Interview in a new, feature-length video conversation.

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Alastair McIntosh and Yvon Chouinard — at last!

In recent weeks we've posted two great new Green Interviews, with Alastair McIntosh and Yvon Chouinard – and I haven't blogged about either of them. Mea culpa! Alastair McIntosh is one of Scotland’s greatest social and environmental thinkers, a theologian, and  the man largely responsible for the first major reforms of feudal Scottish land-owning since the Battle of Culloden in 1746.

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