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Interest Groups and Activists
This sub-section examines the role and actions of citizen groups, researchers, environmentalists, activists, members of an Aboriginal community and an influential personality.
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First Nations Peoples and the Environment
2008, production : Maureen Grant
Simon Jackson discusses the importance of First Nations...
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Youth Can Make a Difference
2008, production : Maureen Grant
The environment is the one issue that crosses partisan...
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How to Become an Activist
2008, production : Maureen Grant
Simon Jackson talks about how, at the age of 13, he became...
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Our Ecological Footprint is Tied to Our Consumption
2008, production : Counting On Us
The ecological footprint is a concept developed by Dr....
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How to Become an Activist
Filmed interviews  (3:12) 2008, production : Maureen Grant
Simon Jackson talks about how, at the age of 13, he became an activist to protect the Spirit Bear, and the many steps he took as a lobbyist to save the bear’s habitat. He has built the Spirit Bear foundation into the largest youth-led organization on the planet. He emphasizes that it was through the actions of many young people working together that a successful movement was created.

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