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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…
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 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…
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…
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…
Pablo Solon
This episode of The Green Interview features Pablo Solon, a social activist who was formerly the Ambassador of the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the United Nations and its chief negotiator on climate issues. He was instrumental in organizing the…
'Green' lawyer aligning her work with her values: Mumta Ito
This episode of the Green Interview features British lawyer Mumta Ito, who began her career as a high-powered corporate lawyer, working in the heart of the city of London--Britain's equivalent to Wall Street. She was advising investment banks, multinational corporations…
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…
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…
The Ocean in Peril: Alanna Mitchell
Interview with Alanna Mitchell, an award-winning Canadian author and journalist and engaging speaker on environmental science, conservation and sustainability. After nearly two decades as an investigative journalist, Mitchell perfected her gift for decoding the complicated language of science and translating…
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…
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,…
Speaking the hard truths and getting heard: Franke James
This episode of The Green Interview features Franke James, a rabble-rousing artist 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…
The Wild World of Robert Bateman: Robert Bateman
Interview with Robert Bateman, one of the world's leading painters of wildlife and of nature generally. Bateman is also a globally respected spokesman for ecological and environmental causes, and has contributed artworks that have raised millions of dollars for these…
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…
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…
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…
Soren Hermansen
This episode of the Green Interview features Soren Hermansen, Denmark's "world-class energy magician" with a mission to demonstrate it's possible to create a sustainable society based on renewable energy. The model society--Hermansen's native Samso-- is a small, blustery island nestled…