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GM Foods: Vandana Shiva
Interview with Vandana Shiva: scientist, philosopher, feminist, author, environmentalist, activist. Shiva is a one-woman movement for peace, sustainability and social justice. Hearing the leaders of world agri-business describe their plan to control the world's supply of food and pharmaceuticals through…
Salmon Wars: Wild Fish, Aquaculture and the Future of Communities (documentary)
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,…
The Climate Change Denial Industry: James Hoggan
Interview with James Hoggan, the author of Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming, an expose of how the false debate on climate change was manufactured by oil and gas companies and their PR firms. Hoggan, who works in…
Patagonia – Growing the Sustainable Company: Yvon Chouinard
Interview with Yvon Chouinard, the founder of Patagonia--a sporting gear and clothing company committed to environmentally responsible business practices. Despite his success, Chouinard is a trenchant critic of capitalism who has at times rejected profits and "business sense" in favour…
The Gaia Principle: James Lovelock
Interview with James Lovelock, the creator of the Gaia hypothesis. Lovelock's eclecticism and scientific independence for nearly five decades allowed him to follow the logic of his own thinking no matter how original and unorthodox its conclusions. In 1979 he…
Bhutan: The Pursuit of Gross National Happiness
An original half-hour documentary film, using footage of Bhutan shot by Silver Donald Cameron and by Nova Scotia film-maker Kent Martin in 2009. The film focuses on the country's unique and inspiring pursuit of Gross National Happiness as a vision…
Living Lightly on the Sea: Annie Hill and Trevor Robertson
Interview with Annie Hill and Trevor Robertson, long distance cruising sailors who have demonstrated that hardly anyone leaves a smaller ecological footprint. An ocean crossing sailboat has to be self-sufficient for weeks on end, conserving water, generating its own electricity,…
Transition Towns – Finding the Future, Together: Rob Hopkins
Interview with Rob Hopkins, the founder of the Transition movement, an idea that began in 2008 and since then has gone viral around the world. It's been called "the biggest urban brainwave of the century," a visionary, practical blueprint that…
Gross National Happiness: Jigme Thinley
Interview with Jigme Thinley, the first democratically elected prime minister of Bhutan. While in office the Thinley government was dedicated to Gross National Happiness (GNH), an idea that was born in the early 1970s when Bhutan's fourth King, an absolute…
Ecological Footprint: William Rees
Interview with William Rees, the world famous originator of ecological footprint analysis--a remarkable instrument designed to actually measure the demands that each of us, and each of our societies, is placing on the productive capacity of our planet. The Earth,…
The Animals We Are: Jane Goodall
Interview with Jane Goodall, a primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and environmental advocate whose studies with chimpanzees in Tanzania have changed not only our understanding of chimpanzees but also our understanding of the nature of human beings. In 1977, she established the…
Profound Lessons from Indigenous Law: John Borrows
Interview with John Borrows, one of Canada's most prolific and celebrated legal scholars and a professor of law at the University of Minnesota. Borrows, who is Anishinaabe and a member of the Cape Croker First Nation in Ontario's Bruce Peninsula,…
Native Ecology: Gregory Cajete
Interview with Gregory Cajete, a Native American educator whose work is dedicated to honoring the foundations of indigenous knowledge in education. Cajete is a Tewa Indian from the pueblos of New Mexico who has spent his life striving to harmonize…
On how to rediscover our ‘sense of place’: David Suzuki
This episode of The Green Interview features David Suzuki, a scientist, author, broadcaster, teacher, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation. For more than 40 years, Suzuki has been interpreting and defending nature to viewers and audiences in Canada--and the…
Your Right to a Healthy Environment: David Boyd
Interview with David Boyd, a Canadian ecological lawyer and leading environmental expert who is a forceful advocate for the entrenchment of environmental rights in national legal systems. Boyd is the author of five books and his two most recent books…
Life of the Forest: Diana Beresford-Kroeger
Interview with Diana Beresford-Kroeger, a unique blend of rigorous scientist, reverential philosopher, and Irish bard. She understands profoundly the intertwined life of the forest, from the root fungi that swap carbon among the trees to the sophisticated sexual dance of…
The World of Politics and the World of Science: Andrew Weaver
Interview with Andrew Weaver, one of Canada's leading climate scientists at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, who in 2013 made history when he became the first ever Green Party member elected to a provincial legislature in Canada. In…
Recognizing the rights of mother nature: Natalia Greene
This episode of the Green Interview features Ecuador's Natalia Greene, a key figure in the movement for recognition of the rights of mother nature or "Pachamama," which as she explains is an even broader and more inclusive South American concept…
The World's First Rooftop Farm: Mohamed Hage
Interview with Mohamed Hage, who is turning the flat rooftops of Montreal's industrial buildings into fertile farms that feed thousands--and he's making a profit in the process. Hage, a self-described "technology geek" turned urban farmer, explains the genesis and genius…
The Politics of Hope: Chris Turner
Interview with Chris Turner, a journalist who set out on a tour of the world to bring us hope. Turner saw that the messages of environmentalism had proven to be completely inadequate as a myth of renewal. Environmentalism has become,…