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Interview with Stanley Love

Posted on Oct 17, 2017 | 0 comments

Stanley Love is a planetary scientist with a PhD in astronomy from the University of Washington. In one word, he’s an astronaut and dreamed about being one since he was a child. He been with NASA since 1998 and among other things has participated as crew aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis, logging more than 300 hours in space. In this exclusive Green Interview, Love...

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Interview with John Cumbler

Posted on Oct 17, 2017 | 0 comments

John Cumbler is a social and environmental historian and retired professor from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. In this exclusive Green Interview, Cumbler speaks with Silver Donald Cameron about his latest of seven books, on the environmental and social history of Cape Cod, Massachusetts where he currently lives and serves as a trained rescuer of whales,...

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Interview with Maxine Burkett

Posted on Jul 7, 2017 | 1 comment

Maxine Burkett is a professor of law at the University of Hawaii and passionate advocate for climate justice, which essentially addresses how the most vulnerable human communities should be treated with dignity and fairness in the era of climate change. Through her work she explores the issue of climate-induced displacement and how already vulnerable communities in...

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Joel Solomon

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 | 0 comments

Joel Solomon is businessman, visionary, investor, philanthropist and now author of The Clean Money Revolution. A regenerative economy is at the heart of our sustainable future, says Solomon. And without “clean money” no other sector will change. In this exclusive Green Interview, he speaks with Silver Donald Cameron about his own journey after being diagnosed with a...

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Camille Labchuk

Posted on Dec 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Camille Labchuk has her own animal law practice, in fact the only one of its kind in Canada. In this exclusive Green Interview, she speaks with Silver Donald Cameron about defending animal rights and the group she heads up, Animal Justice, a national organization focused on animal law, including law reform, litigation, investigations, and education. Passion for...

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Todd Labrador

Posted on Nov 2, 2016 | 0 comments

Mi’kmaq Canoe Builder Connected for Thousands of Years Todd Labrador is a respected and celebrated traditional Mi’kmaq canoe builder, in fact he’s the only one still practicing the craft. In this exclusive Green Interview he speaks with Silver Donald Cameron about the painstaking process involved in making the traditional birch bark canoes and how he hopes it will...

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The Green Rights Multi-Media Project

Posted on Sep 15, 2016 | 0 comments

  Watch the Film Please click here to view the film. (Members Only). Director’s Cut Please click here to view the 90 min Director’s Cut. (Members Only)   The right to breathe. The right to clean water. The right to wholesome food. Air, water, food – these are the sources of life. Without them, we die. And in most nations – more than 180...

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Elin Kelsey

Posted on Aug 6, 2016 | 0 comments

Elin Kelsey, author and science communicator, speaks with Silver Donald Cameron in this exclusive Green Interview about the profound and often overlooked relationship between humans and the non-human world. As the narrative of doom and gloom permeates environmental stories, Kelsey is interested in shifting the dominant narrative to one of optimism and hope by...

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Defenders of the Dawn: Green Rights in the Maritimes

Posted on Jul 28, 2016 | 0 comments

Written and narrated by Silver Donald Cameron Directed by Chris Beckett Produced by Chris Beckett and Erika Beatty   INTRO The original nations of northeastern North America make up the Wabanaki Confederacy. Their territory is “the dawnlands,” and they are “the people of the dawn.” Today the dawnlands are being assaulted by reckless industrialism, and the...

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In September: A New Film, a New Book!

Posted on Jul 21, 2016 | 0 comments

In 2012, the Green Interview team vowed to make a feature-length documentary about the human right to a healthy environment, and Mother Nature’s right to be respected and protected. It’s a right recognized in 180 of the 193 UN member countries — but not in North America. The film would tell inspiring stories about citizens and lawyers in South America, Europe, Asia and Africa who are using the courts to fight for clean air and water, healthy food, an end to the reckless abuse of the natural world, and environmental justice.

Done, my friends, done! In September 2016, the GreenRights film will be released — right here on TheGreenInterview.com!

And so will its companion book, Warrior Lawyers, where

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Polly Higgins

Posted on Jun 15, 2016 | 0 comments

Polly Higgins, lawyer for the Earth, speaks with Silver Donald Cameron in this exclusive Green Interview about the concept of ecocide and how she is trying to make it a new UN recognized crime against peace just like crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide. Ecocide is damage, destruction or loss of ecosystems such that peaceful enjoyment of a territory by...

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Jan van de Venis

Posted on Apr 16, 2016 | 0 comments

Stand up for Your Rights, Grrowd, and Guardians for Future Generations Jan van de Venis is a Dutch lawyer who is working to make the connections between human and environmental rights. In this exclusive Green Interview, van de Venis discusses the work of Stand Up for Your Rights, a crowd-funding site called Grrowd, and the concept of Guardians for Future...

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Anders Hayden

Posted on Apr 2, 2016 | 0 comments

Anders Hayden, author and university professor, speaks with Silver Donald Cameron in this exclusive Green Interview about the flaws inherent with our current measures of progress — the GDP. He explains, “There are actually ways in which the GDP could be going up in ways that are resulting in a net destruction of things that have real value, things that may not be...

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Marjan Minnesma

Posted on Mar 7, 2016 | 0 comments

Marjan Minnesma, the co-founder and director of the Urgenda Foundation, speaks with Silver Donald Cameron in this exclusive Green Interview about the ground-breaking Dutch Climate Case, a suit her foundation, along with 900 Dutch citizens brought against the Netherlands to a successful conclusion in 2015. In an unprecedented verdict the District court in The Hague...

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Roger Cox

Posted on Feb 14, 2016 |

Roger Cox is the Dutch lawyer who initiated the successful, historic suit brought against the Dutch government known as the Dutch Climate Case. In this exclusive Green Interview, Cox discusses the details of the case, how the impending oil decline threatens human rights, and his 2011 book,Revolution Justified: Why Only the Law Can Save us Now.

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Femke Wijdekop

Posted on Jan 16, 2016 | 0 comments

Ecocide, the Dutch Climate Case, and Environmental Defenders Femke Wijdekop is the legal researcher at the Institute for Environmental Security, an organization whose aim is to “advance global environmental security by promoting the maintenance of the regenerative capacity of life-supporting ecosystems.” In this exclusive Green Interview, Wijdekop discusses Earth...

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Daniel Sallaberry

Posted on Jan 16, 2016 | 0 comments

The Matanza-Riachuelo River and the Mendoza Case In this exclusive Green Interview, Argentinian lawyer Daniel Sallaberry discusses the Mendoza Case: an inspiring public interest litigation process in which the Supreme Court ordered the authorities to clean up the Matanza-Riachuelo river basin, one of the most contaminated places on earth. Frustrated that...

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Rachel Parent

Posted on Nov 16, 2015 | 2 comments

GM seeds, GM salmon, and Mandatory labelling Rachel Parent is the founder of “Kids Right to Know,” an organization calling for the labeling of GM foods. In this exclusive Green Interview, Parent explains the issues surrounding GM seeds, GM salmon, the need for mandatory labelling and how the organization she founded informs, educates, and motivate kids to stand up...

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Amy Larkin

Posted on Oct 16, 2015 | 0 comments

Environmental Debt and Corporate Responsibility Amy Larkin is an author, activist and consultant who works with businesses to help them recalculate the value of the natural world and count the real costs of doing business. In this exclusive Green Interview, Larkin discusses the concept—and subject of her 2013 book—environmental debt, as well as corporate...

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Larry Kowalchuk

Posted on Sep 16, 2015 | 0 comments

Background Larry Kowalchuk is a courageous and distinguished human rights lawyer from Saskatchewan, who is acting for anti-fracking activists in New Brunswick. In 2013 anti-fracking protests took place in NB as a result of exploratory drilling and seismic testing by SWN Resources, a company that the NB government leased 2.5 million acres of public land to for...

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