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Seeking Justice on Behalf of the Environment: Antonio Oposa Jr. - The Green Interview Series

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This title is a part of the series The Green Interview Series


Catalogue Number:  PT0079
Producer:  Paper Tiger
Subject:  Canadian World Studies, Criminal Justice & Law, Environmental Studies, Global Issues, Global Studies, Science, Social Sciences, Sociology
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2012
Running Time:  75:00
Closed Captions:  Yes


DVD Price:  $159.00
3yr K-12 Stream Price :  $159.00
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This episode of the Green Interview features Antonio Oposa Jr., one of Asia's pioneering activist lawyers in the arena of environmental law. Hailing from the Philippines, Oposa is best known the David and Goliath battles he's waged against its government. With flawless legal maneuvering, he has effectively managed to protect forest and marine areas in his native country and is probably best known for establishing the principle of inter-generational responsibility also known as the "Oposa Doctrine" - the idea that the present generation has a responsibility to protect the environment for future generations.


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