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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.

Oceans

New Green Interview: Ocean Scientist Boris Worm

Boris Worm – our newest Green Interview — is a happy man. As a distinguished ocean scientist — a professor of marine biology at Dalhousie University — Boris Worm is constantly exploring the world’s oceans, working with students who share his interests, and talking about his passion for the ocean on CBC Radio.

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Losing Charlie Doucet

When we drove across the border from North Carolina into Georgia, Charlie Doucet grinned massively, walked back into the battered old motorhome, plucked down his guitar, settled into the passenger seat, and began singing: Georgia, Georgia –      The whole day through,      Just an old sweet song      Keeps Georgia on my mind … In a friendship lasting close to 40 years, Charlie and I did a lot together – so why does that moment so often come back to me?

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Farewell to Orri Vigfusson. Three cheers for David Korten. And one hand claps for Nova Scotia’s recent record.

Orri Vigfusson is one of my heroes – a very successful Icelandic businessman from a fishing family who made it his mission to save the wild Atlantic salmon from extinction by purchasing and retiring all the commercial Atlantic salmon fishing licenses in the world.

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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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Hear The Celtic Mass for the Sea!

In an upcoming Green Interview, composer Scott Macmillan and librettist Jennyfer Brickenden talk about their magnificent environmental composition "The Celtic Mass for the Sea." The Green Interview will also be posting a complete video of a live performance of the Mass, captured on video on June 9 on the Halifax Waterfront, as one of our Special Presentations.

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