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This is the 'Kid Warrior' Mobilizing a Youth Army to Fight for the Environment. At a moment when it seems humanity’s fight against its environmental demons has entered its darkest hour, a new breed of young soldiers have started breathing new life and energy into a stalling movement.

This is the 'Kid Warrior' Mobilizing a Youth Army to Fight for the Environment

One such warrior is a kid by the name of Xiuhtezcatl Martinez. He’s an an indigenous environmental eco-hip hop artist/activist, and he’s here to build an army. Under the banner of Earth Guardians, Xiuhtezcatl’s begun mobilizing young badasses around the planet to become “the ones we’ve been waiting for,” a global collective of youth leadership to defend the planet.

John Francis (environmentalist) John Francis (born 1946) is an American environmentalist nicknamed the planetwalker.

John Francis (environmentalist)

Born in Philadelphia, the son of a West Indian immigrant, he moved to Marin County, California as a young man. After witnessing the devastation caused by the 1971 San Francisco Bay oil spill, he stopped riding in motorized vehicles, a vow which lasted 22 years from 1972 until 1994. From 1973 until 1990, he also spent 17 years voluntarily silent. During this time he earned a Ph.D. in land management and traveled extensively, walking across the entire width of the lower 48 states of the USA as well as walking to South America.

Center for Humans & Nature. Annie Leonard. Annie Leonard (born 1964) is an American proponent of sustainability and critic of excessive consumerism.[1] She is most known for her animated film The Story of Stuff about the life-cycle of material goods.

Annie Leonard

Biography[edit] Annie Leonard was born in Seattle, Washington, where she also grew up. She graduated from the Lakeside School, and has an undergraduate degree from Barnard College and a graduate degree from Cornell University in city and regional planning.[2] She has a daughter named Dewi, born in 1999. As of November 2009, she lived in the Bay Area with her daughter. After interning at the National Wildlife Federation in the late 1980s, Leonard began to work at Greenpeace on a campaign to ban international waste dumping, travelling around the world to track garbage and hazardous waste sent from developed to less developed countries.

Winona LaDuke. Winona LaDuke (born 1959) is an American Indian activist, environmentalist, economist, and writer of Anishinaabe descent.

Winona LaDuke

In 1996 and 2000, she ran for vice president as the nominee of the Green Party of the United States, on a ticket headed by Ralph Nader. John Muir. In his later life, Muir devoted most of his time to the preservation of the Western forests.

John Muir

He petitioned the U.S. Congress for the National Park bill that was passed in 1890, establishing Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks. The spiritual quality and enthusiasm toward nature expressed in his writings inspired readers, including presidents and congressmen, to take action to help preserve large nature areas.[3] He is today referred to as the "Father of the National Parks"[4] and the National Park Service has produced a short documentary about his life.[5] David Attenborough. Severn Cullis-Suzuki. Severn Cullis-Suzuki (born November 30, 1979 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian environmental activist, speaker, television host and author.

Severn Cullis-Suzuki

She has spoken around the world about environmental issues, urging listeners to define their values, act with the future in mind, and take individual responsibility. She is also the daughter of Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki. Biography[edit] The girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes. David Suzuki. Biography David Suzuki, Co-Founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, is an award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster.

David Suzuki

He is renowned for his radio and television programs that explain the complexities of the natural sciences in a compelling, easily understood way. Dr. Mike Reynolds (architect) Michael Reynolds (1975) Michael E.

Mike Reynolds (architect)

Barry Commoner Dies at 95. El hombre que humilló a Chevron · ELPAÍ Cuando se licenció en Derecho, a los 32 años, el ecuatoriano Pablo Fajardo llevaba más de una década en los juzgados pleiteando contra una de las empresas más grandes del mundo. En 2005, se sentó en una sala de los juzgados de Nueva York, con una carpeta en la que llevaba la defensa de los pueblos indígenas que habitan la provincia amazónica de Sucumbíos.

Frente a él, se sentaron ocho abogados en representación de la petrolera Chevron, demandada por verter lodos tóxicos sin control durante casi tres décadas. En total, se enfrentaba a 39 abogados pagados por la tercera empresa más grande de Estados Unidos. "El que menos, tenía 25 años de experiencia letrada", asegura Fajardo. Él, solo uno. En la provincia de Sucumbíos, el petróleo lo impregna todo. CRUDE: A Joe Berlinger Film. Dr. Eleanor Sterling - Director - Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at AMNH. Eleanor Sterling Discusses Importance of Biodiversity. Profile: Eleanor Sterling. Perfecti: a biography of Paul Stamets. Leslie Iwerks. Mushroom Man: The Search for Agarikon by Bill Weaver.

Bill McKibben. A Quiet Revolution: The Earth Charter and Human Potential. A 30-minute film featuring three dramatic case studies of how individuals in India, Slovakia and Kenya have contributed to solving local environmental problems.

A Quiet Revolution: The Earth Charter and Human Potential

Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep, and featuring interviews with UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and other experts, the film's primary message is that even one person's action can make a dramatic difference.