David Goldbloom and Friends: In Conversation
In a series of candid conversations among old friends, former Chair of the Stratford Festival Board of Governors and Senior Medical Advisor of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health David Goldbloom sits down with some leading advocates of our time to discuss their work and their lives, and maybe to reminisce a little about their university years.
In Conversation with Wade Davis
Wade Davis is
described as “a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate
defender of all of life’s diversity.” He has explored all over the globe,
accumulating awards as an ethnographer, writer, photographer and
filmmaker. Davis spent over three years in the Amazon and Andes as a plant
explorer, living among fifteen indigenous groups while making extensive
botanical collections. He was the series creator, host and co-writer of the
ethnographic documentary series Light at the Edge of the World, which he
shot in Rapa Nui, Tahiti, the Marquesas, Nunavut, Greenland, Nepal and Peru,
and which aired in 165 countries.
He has authored over a dozen books since
1986 and lectured around the world. He has written for National Geographic,
the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington
Post, The Globe and Mail, and numerous other international
an extraordinary world explorer in Stratford!