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Fish and The Sea

Pablo Fajardo / Steven Donziger

Posted on Jun 30, 2014 | 0 comments

Pablo Fajardo, an Ecuadorian native of Cofán descent, rose above extreme poverty to become the lead lawyer against Chevron Corporation, representing thousands of natives in Lago Agrio, the centre of the oil industry in eastern Ecuador and the epicenter of one of the biggest ecological crimes of all time. Steven Donziger is Pablo Fajardo’s US-based colleague, a...

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Franke James

Posted on Feb 28, 2014 | 2 comments

Franke James is a rabble-rousing artist, author, and activist who uses her art—a signature style of lively drawings mixed with photos and hand drawn text—and her written work to campaign for social and environmental justice. She has over 20 years’ experience as a creative designer and marketing professional and most recently, she made headlines when she discovered...

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Alexandra Morton

Posted on Jul 31, 2013 | 0 comments

Alexandra Morton may live far from the public eye, tucked away in Echo Bay, the tiny community of docks and float homes on Gilford Island, BC, but her passion and life work has often brought her into the spotlight. For more than 3 decades, Morton has followed her calling to “understand the intelligence in a non-human mind, to know what another species is...

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David R. Montgomery

Posted on Jul 31, 2013 | 0 comments

While our radar screens are focused on global warming, peak oil, and biodiversity loss, David Montgomery says we may be missing what he calls the “most basic environmental change sweeping the planet”—soil loss. Conventional agriculture is eroding and degrading the earth’s most productive soils at a rate that will ultimately “undermine...

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Alanna Mitchell

Posted on Jul 31, 2013 | 0 comments

Alanna Mitchell is an award-winning Canadian author and journalist and an engaging speaker on environmental science, conservation and sustainability. In her latest book, Sea Sick: The Hidden Crisis in the Global Ocean, Mitchell convinces us that if we kill the ocean, we kill the planet. Skillfully interweaving scientific concepts with firsthand accounts and stories...

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Daniel Pauly

Posted on Jul 31, 2013 | 0 comments

Daniel Pauly is arguably the world’s most prolific and widely-cited living fisheries scientist. He has been described as iconoclastic, irreverent, and a global thinker. He is an outspoken and often controversial critic of modern fishing practices and the fishing industry, which he says “has acted like a terrible tenant who trashes their rental.” In his latest...

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Salmon Wars

Posted on Jul 31, 2013 | 0 comments

Salmon Wars: Wild Fish, Aquaculture and the Future of Communities is a wide-ranging exploration of net cage salmon aquaculture and its social, economic and environmental impact on the communities where it operates. This eye-opening 70-minute video documentary surveys industry representatives, community activists, scientists, environmentalists and politicians,...

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Orri Vigfusson

Posted on Jul 30, 2013 | 0 comments

Orri Vigfusson is an Icelandic businessman, environmentalist and “green capitalist” whose ambitious goal of saving the dwindling North Atlantic salmon led him to seek ownership of every commercial salmon-fishing licence in order to retire them, and ultimately to close the entire commercial Atlantic salmon fishery. Over the past 17 years, through his North Atlantic...

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Sarika Cullis-Suzuki

Posted on Jul 30, 2013 | 0 comments

Sarika Cullis-Suzuki is a marine biologist who studies high-seas fisheries, marine wildlife sanctuaries, and the effects of human development on sea life, especially in the inter-tidal zones of the Pacific Ocean. Born and raised in British Columbia, she is the youngest daughter of scientist David Suzuki and writer and environmentalist Tara Cullis. A childhood and...

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Paul Watson

Posted on Jun 1, 2013 | 0 comments

Paul Watson is an animal rights and environmental activist committed to direct action and marine life conservation. He is founder and president of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, which intervenes with illegal fishing and whaling activity. Paul has never been a stranger to controversy, and has used it in the mass media to draw attention to the plight of...

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