Tzeporah Berman is a featured hero in the Green Heroes episode The Tree of Life, airing again on Saturday May 28th and Monday May 30th on TVO. The episode also features Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai and Not Far From the Tree founder Laura Reinsborough. Maathai began Kenya’s Green Belt movement, in which women earned money for planting trees. And Reinsborough is a local food pioneer whose organization prevents rotting fruit from being thrown away. The episode can also be viewed online.
And check out the documentary Harmony, narrated by Prince Charles, who has been speaking out on environmental issues for over two decades. It puts forward solutions for fighting climate change and features a number of inspiring environmental activists from across the world, including Green Hero Vandana Shiva (hyperlink to webisode), who is profiled in the episode Groundbreakers which airs on TVO on Saturday, June 11.
The film also singles out the ongoing (and often-successful) initiative to protect the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, lead by ForestEthics. Todd Paglia and Valerie Langer, both from the organization, are interviewed as part of this segment.
Watch the trailer here and sign up for news about the upcoming DVD here.