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.

Wild Law — a 2007 column about environmental rights in Pennsylvania

Almost exactly seven years ago, I published a Sunday Herald column about an environmental-rights ordinance passed in an obscure Pennsylvania borough — a bold and pioneering step, one of the first such laws in North America. Next week, in Quito, Ecuador,  I get to meet some of the people responsible for that ordinance — Thomas Linzey and Mari Margil — and also some of the people who inspired it, like Cormac Cullinan.

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