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.

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Margaret Atwood: Our Newest Green Interview!

A HELL OF A YEAR 2019 was a hell of a year for Margaret Atwood — the year, says the Globe and Mail, that Margaret Atwood and her ideas became “an essential and influential part of the global culture.” She launched her novel The Testaments — the much-anticipated sequel to her iconic The Handmaid’s Tale.

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The Education of Everett Richardson comes home to Petit de Grat

(3-minute read) MEET THE AUTHOR IN PETIT DE GRAT! On Tuesday, December 10, at 7:00, we’re having a “Meet the Author” event at Centre LaPicasse, the Acadian cultural centre in Petit de Grat. I’ll read some passages from my re-issued book, The Education of Everett Richardson and I’ll be selling autographed copies of the book – and copies of some of my other books as well.

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A Green Interview Webcast Series on Ripple FX

RIPPLE FX is a spunky little start-up based in Little Anse, a tiny village on Isle Madame, where I live. I’ve been on a couple of their webcasts, and it’s been a lot of fun.  So I jumped at the chance to do a six-week spin-off series,The Green Interview Webcast. 

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Teaching four university courses — simultaneously!

“Donald,” said Marjorie, “why do you always have to do six things at once?” “I’m a young man in a hurry,” I said. “Exhausting for people around you,” she sighed. I remembered that dialogue recently when I realized that my colleague Dr.

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The Children’s Crusade

“We have not come here to beg world leaders to care,” declared 15-year-old Greta Thunberg of Sweden at the COP 24 conference in Katowice, Poland. “They have ignored us in the past and they will ignore us again. We have come here to let them know that change is coming whether they like it or not.

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