Photo: Official Avatar Movie photostream via FlickrHe's made the highest grossing film on the planet, but Hollywood mega-director James Cameron is now promoting "Avatar" as the most successful environmental film of all time, too. Really. "There is no studio anywhere in the world who would say an environmental message would make $3 billion ... I can't think of any other really commercially successful ones, can you?" he said during an interview at a Santa Monica fundraiser last Monday for the environmental group Natural Resources Defense Council. "'WALL-E', maybe?" replied his wife, actress Suzy Amis Cameron. It was Amis Cameron who …
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Janet Wilson is a senior fellow at USC Annenberg's Institute for Justice and Journalism, and a veteran environmental reporter based in California.