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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…
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…
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…
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…
Replacing the 'Suicide Economy': David Korten
Interview with David Korten, an economist, author, activist, and prominent critic of corporate globalization. He is the author of four books but is perhaps best known for his bestselling 1995 book, When Corporations Rule the World, an examination of market…
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…
Patagonia: Yvon Chouinard - Growing the Sustainable Company
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…
Salmon Wars - Wild Fish, Aquaculture and the Future of Communities
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,…
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…
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…
Fighting for our right to a healthy environment - Ada Lockridge and Ron Plain
This episode of The Green Interview features Ron Plain and Ada Lockridge, two members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation, a native community in the heart of Ontario's notorious "Chemical Valley," who have launched a lawsuit to prove that Canadians have…
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…
Silence of the Songbirds: Bridget Stutchbury
Interview with Bridget Stutchbury, a scientist who studies songbird migration, behaviour and social life. She analyzes what their songs mean, and how these tiny creatures make their way from as far south as Uruguay, to as far north as the…
Prophet of Deep Ecology: David Orton
Interview with David Orton, a highly-regarded proponent of "deep ecology," a perspective that sees all life forms - man, moose or microbe - as having an equal right to survive and flourish. But he was not only an ecological philosopher…
Spirituality and Ecology: Satish Kumar
Interview with Satish Kumar, one of the founders of deep ecology, a philosophy which sees human beings not as lords over nature but as part of nature, interdependent with all other forms of life as part of a living whole.…
The Voice of a New Generation of Scientist: Sarika Cullis-Suzuki
Interview with Sarika Cullis-Suzuki, 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…
Climate Wars: Gwynne Dyer
Interview with Gwynne Dyer, an internationally renowned independent journalist and expert on war and the causes of international conflict. His weekly newspaper column is published in 175 newspapers in 45 countries. Dyer is the author of eight books and in…
Équiterre: Steven Guilbeault - Linking Environmental and Social Justice
This episode of The Green Interview features Steven Guilbeault, an author, a science and environmental journalist, a consultant to venture capitalists, and a prominent Quebecois environmentalist. He is currently senior director of Equiterre, a non-governmental organization he co-founded in 1994,…
Gross National Happiness Conference: Ron Colman
Interview with Ronald Colman, Executive Director of Genuine Progress Index Atlantic, a non-profit research group that has constructed an index of wellbeing and sustainable development using Canada's province of Nova Scotia as its test-bed. GPI Atlantic is one of the…