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.

South America, si! Green Rights Film Crew Travels to Ecuador, Argentina and Peru

MEDIA RELEASE                     For immediate release – January 11, 2014 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada    —    Tomorrow, January 12, 2014, internationally respected author and environmentalist Silver Donald Cameron leaves for South America to capture some of the most dramatic environmental stories of our time, accompanied by producer, director and cameraman, Chris Beckett.  The two are collecting footage and background information for their newest foray into documentary filmmaking, “GreenRights” scheduled for release this fall.

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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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