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Edward Loure

Edward Loure is a Tanzanian tribal activist. He is a member of the Maasai people . Loure was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2016, for his efforts in defending the traditional Maasaian way of life, which has been threatened by commercial tourism. [1] [2] [3] (more…)

Harald Lesch

Harald Lesch (born 28. July 1960 in Gießen , Hessen ) is a German physicist, astronomer, natural philosopher , author, television presenter, professor of physics at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and professor of natural philosophy at Munich University of Philosophy . In the German speaking world, Lesch plays a similar role to that of Neil deGrasse Tyson , citation needed ] as a bridge between the scientific community and the public. (more…)

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Mark Dubois (February 24, 1949) is an environmental activist, primarily focused on saving rivers. In 1972 he co-founded Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) to offer adventure trips to disabled persons and youth. In 1973, he co-founded Friends of the River to the flooding of the Stanislaus River by the New Melones Dam . He reached national fame when he chained himself to a rock on the banks of the river to prevent the flooding of the river. [1] He also co-founded International Rivers in 1984, and served as the International Coordinator of Earth Day 1990. [2] His personal papers from 1970-2002 are held by theBancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley (more…)

Mark Dubois

Mark Dubois (born February 24, 1949) is an environmental activist, primarily focused on saving rivers. In 1972 he co-founded the Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) to offer environmental education and Outward Bound-type trips to disabled persons and disadvantaged youth. In 1973, he co-founded Friends of the River to the flooding of the Stanislaus River and canyon by the New Melones Dam . He reached national fame when he chained himself to a rock on the banks of the river to prevent the flooding of the river. [1] He also co-founded International Rivers in 1984, and served as the International Coordinator of Earth Day 1990 and 2000. [2]His personal papers from these organizations and other work from 1970-2002 are held by the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley (more…)

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner is a poet and climate change activist from the Marshall Islands . (more…)

Brian Hines

Brian Hines (born October 7, 1948) is an Oregon writer and land use activist. (more…)

Heroes of the Environment (2009)

Heroes of the Environment is published in Time Magazine . The third list was published in September 2009. [1] (more…)

Heroes of the Environment (2008)

Heroes of the Environment is published in Time magazine. After the inaugural list of 2007, the next list was published in September 2008. [1] The list contains 30 entries, individuals or groups that have contributed substantially to the preservation of environment, and are divided into four categories: Leaders & Visionaries, Moguls & Entrepreneurs, Activists and Scientists & Innovators. (more…)

Heroes of the Environment (2007)

Heroes of the Environment is published in Time Magazine . The inaugural list was published in October 2007. [1] The list contains 43 entries, individuals or groups that have contributed substantially to the preservation of environment, and are divided into four categories: Leaders & Visionaries, Activists, Scientists & Innovators, and Moguls & Entrepreneurs. (more…)

Mery Godigna Collet

Mery Godigna Collet (born Mery Beatriz Antonieta Godigna Collet, April 8, 1959 in Caracas , Venezuela) is a Venezuelan artist, writer, philanthropist and environmental advocate living in Austin, Texas . (more…)