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Vandana Shiva ~ “The abuse of the Earth is the ecological crisis.”

27 was an Occupy Our Food Supply day of action, a movement focused on resisting the corporate control of food systems. Shiva has been one of the main supporters and voices in this movement.

Marie Curie Was A Polish Physicist And Chemist Famous For Her Work On Radioactivity And Twice A Winner Of The Nobel Prize

30+ Badass Women That Changed The World We Live In Today

Marie Curie - Polish Physicist and Chemist Famous for Work on Radioactivity; Twice a Winner of The Nobel Prize - plus many more women making a difference

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Jacques Cousteau, French undersea explorer, researcher, photographer and documentary host who invented diving and scuba devices, including the Aqua-Lung.

American biologist well known for her writings on environmental pollution and the natural history of the sea. Carson early developed a deep interest in the natural world. She entered...

Rachel Carson Her monumental book Silent Spring documented the devastating effects of pesticides like DDT on birds and the environment, and the revelations eventually helped lead to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Rosa Parks | Rosa Parks Day in the California State Capitol

ROSA PARKS - received national recognition, including the NAACP's 1979 Spingarn Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal, and a posthumous statue in the United States Capitol's National Statuary Hall.

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As the leader of Burma's democracy movement and winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, Aung San Suu Kyi, is an Asian hero and global inspiration.

Introducing ClearWater - "ClearWater was founded with one big goal: provide every indigenous family with sustainable access to clean water in a region where oil drilling & ensuing industrialization has contaminated local water supplies and driven steady deforestation for 50 years.  Since its establishment in late 2011, ClearWater has built more than 500 family-sized rainwater harvesting systems, providing safe access to clean water for thousands of people."

Introducing ClearWater - "ClearWater was founded with one big goal: provide every indigenous family with sustainable access to clean water in a region where oil drilling & ensuing industrialization has contaminated local water supplies and driven steady deforestation for 50 years. Since its establishment in late 2011, ClearWater has built more than 500 family-sized rainwater harvesting systems, providing safe access to clean water for thousands of people."

Forbes Most Powerful Women in the United States -- Laura Lang CEO of Time Inc.

Forbes Most Powerful Women in the United States -- Laura Lang CEO of Time Inc.

Randy Pausch

Randy Pausch: Pausch learned that he had pancreatic cancer, a terminal illness, in September of He gave an upbeat lecture entitled "The Last Lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams" on September 2007 at Carnegie Mellon

Ralph Nader, crusader for consumers' rights.

Ralph Nader, crusader for consumers' rights.

Frederick Douglass and his second wife Helen Pitt. #frederickdouglass

The Life of Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass with his second wife Helen Pitts Douglass (sitting). The woman standing is her sister Eva Pitts. [Douglass' first wife, Anna Murray Douglass, died on August After a year of depression, Douglass married Helen on January

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