(we can be) HEROES!
These people are listed here as sources of inspiration because of their work, attitudes, projects and responses… There is no suggestion that these people are perfect. Reminds us that plenty of people are doing brilliant things to instigate CHANGE.
The list will grow as suggestions come in. Please contribute by commenting below if you think of someone who inspires you around positive or brave environmental action.
Syrian-American hero of Hurricane Katrina, immortalised in Dave Eggers book ‘Zeitoun‘ and inspiration for the character pictured above.
Author of The Monkey Wrench Gang and Desert Solitaire. Environmental Advocate and essayist. Link
Poet, Farmer, Activist. Link
Gold & Green Foods
Developer of a new vegan product “pulled oats” to help families make quick vegan dinners. Sells out in Finland all the time, people are hunting the product online. They are expanding with other vegan products.
A farmer family in Saint Claude de Diray, France who has always resisted extensive & chemical agriculture (contrary to others in the village) for the last decade. Link
Under the Dome
Documentary about China’s air pollution
Speaks out and uses comedy to communicate
Risks prison to shut down pipelines