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In Season 1 of Green Heroes™ TV, we brought you some of the most influential and remarkable individuals like Rob Stewart. Now we have a delicious treat coming your way in April when we launch our Second Season of Green Heroes™ TV, with an episode featuring renowned Chef Jamie Kennedy!

While shooting our episode with Jamie, we encountered the beautiful Ravine Vineyard located in St. Davids in the Niagara region. In addition to the stunning landscape and wonderful scenery, their website also boasts that “in a gesture of respect for the land and the family (who owned the property), and to keep it free from imminent urban development, we built the Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery”. Now that’s something we can get on board with!

Be sure to check out their upcoming First Annual Vintage Vault Tasting, with house made charcuterie while spinning vintage vinyl records (how cool!) http://ravinevineyard.com/?p=1890 And stay tuned for Jamie’s upcoming episode on TVO!


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When he came out with the documentary SharkwaterRob Stewart turned heads and drew some much-needed attention on the importance of sharks in our ecosystem and the unjust treatment they were/are receiving. With such a revolutionary film, no one can be surprised by his next feat with the new documentary, Revolution.  As a follow-up to the previous doc, Rob takes us through over 15 countries and reveals the truth about what is happening to the earth and how all of our actions are interconnected. After travelling the world, Rob encounters many special individuals that create hope and encouragement for all of the changes that we can make to help alter the harmful route we may be headed. Set for release on April 12th, even the trailer of this film (released February 25th) will give you goosebumps, inspiration, and motivation to help save our planet…and Rob tells us just where to start.


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We are all aware of the effect that trains, planes, and automobiles have on our climate, but what about the carbon footprint of animal agriculture? The United Nations found that 40% more greenhouse gas emissions come from industrial livestock than from all the world’s cars, planes, ships, and trains combined.  Green Hero Leilani Münter is revving up her engine to spread awareness about eating more plant-based diets and how it can greatly impact our planet. Many reports show that if you eat even one less burger a week, it is the equivalent to taking a car off the road for over 500 km!

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Just like our Green Hero Leilani Munter, race car driver and environmentalist, Norman the Cat isn’t your typical eco-warrior either. In an effort to demonstrate how sustainable seafood impacts all of us on this earth, WWF shows us how Norman does his part in his everyday life.  Read more…

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the season of love, we’d love to know which of our Green Heroes you love and why!

The best way to cast your vote is to watch the video of the hero you admire most. You can tell us in a comment on this post, in a Tweet to @GreenHeroesTV or on our Facebook Page. You can also share with us a link to your story on one of these platforms. The deadline is February 28. The winner will receive a 100% recycled Green Heroes™ t-shirt and a mention in a blog post.


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The Gulf of St. Lawrence is at great risk for environmental devastation if oil is extracted from it. This message comes loud and clear from Mary Gorman, a St. Lawrence activist, who won our contest to find the next Green Hero in 2011.

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Sarah Harmer, musician, GreenHero and environmental activist, is sharing concern about the Harper government’s changes to an act that will limit protection of Canada waterways to those that are the busiest. Read more…

The Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival will feature Manufactured Landscapes on October 12, a documentary by Jennifer Baichwal about photographer Edward Burtynsky’s chronicle of industrial devastation to the environment and people of China.

This month we filmed on site at the Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, a music festival and vendors market held at Christie Lake Conservation Area to celebrate local food. The film will be part of an episode on local food for the next season of our television show.

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Our producer Joan Prowse will speak about environmental documentary and film making at the inaugural Green Jobs Forum on September 15 from 5 to 5:45 pm in room 203B of the Metro Convention Centre, North Building, in Toronto.

The Green Jobs Forum is an event that helps people explore careers in the green economy. It was created by our partner, Green Living Enterprises.

A number of friends of GreenHeroes will also speak at Green Jobs Forum including Farrah Khan, interim Executive Director of our partner Canadian Association of of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE), Donna Bishop, upcoming GreenHero and CEO of Green Beauty and GreenHero Emily Hunter. See the Speakers and Schedule page for details.

Admission to the Green Jobs Forum is free. It takes place from 10 am to 7 pm. In addition to the speaking sessions, there are over 30 exhibitors, including CAPE and Green Living Enterprises.

In other news, Joan has been named one of Canada’s 2013 Clean50 www.clean50.ca in the Technology, Telecom and Media category for her work on GreenHeroes!

The award honours 50 of the country’s leaders in sustainable development and clean capitalism. We thank Delta Management, the search firm that created the awards, for recognizing her contributions to sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada.

Delta Management works with companies that use clean technology, non-profit organizations that focus on the environment and corporate sustainability and corporate social responsibility practitioners.

 


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