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Rosalind Picard
is internationally known as a leader in envisioning and creating innovative technology By Wendy Jewell from The MY HERO Project
Nancy Caruso
is a marine biologist who helped bring kelp forests back to the California coast. By Anabelle Vo
Internet.org Everyone of us. Everywhere. Connected.
launched to provide internet access to the two thirds of people around the world who are not connected By Wendy Jewell
Fabiola Gianotti
is an Italian particle physicist. By Wendy Jewell from The MY HERO Project

Kenji Williams - Founder & Director of Bella Gaia - in Conversation with The MY HERO Project
talks about his inspiring work. By Wendy Jewell from The MY HERO Project
Ameen Abdulrasool
is a young inventor who developed a portable navigation system for the blind. By David Kemker
Bill Fenical
"Neptune's Medicine Chest"

is a pioneer in the hunt for medicines from the ocean to treat cancer and other diseases.
Claire Patterson
was a geochemist who calculated the age of the earth and helped ban the lead in gasoline and food cans. By Rohun from San Diego

Neil deGrasse Tyson
is an astrophysicist, cosmologist and science communicator. By Daren from Hawesville
Dr. France Cordova
is a renowned astrophysicist who has broken gender and cultural barriers.
Amy Charkowski
works on the front lines of protecting Earth's food supply. By Abby Frank for Earth & Sky
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was granted by Earth & Sky.
Temple Grandin
shares her scientific understanding and personal experience of autism to help others. By Kobie from Riley

Audrey Penn:
Just Do It

is a medical doctor who has devoted herself to studying diseases that affect muscle control. By Nancy Touchette, Ph.D.
Merieme Chadid
is an astronomer from Morocco who did research at the South Pole.
Stephanie Jenouvrier
is a population ecologist researching the effects of climate change on emperor penguins. By Wendy Jewell
J.N. (Ding) Darling
was a conservationist and cartoonist who used his art to raise awareness about the environment. By Lauren from Charlotte

Marjory Stoneman Douglas
was instrumental in preserving the Florida Everglades.
Sandra Postel
believes in the importance of water conservation.
Dean Kamen
makes science and technology exciting for young people. By Alex from Fredericksburg
Fin Donnelly
works to keep our rivers and waters clean.

John Muir
advocated preservation, feeling that natural areas promote mental health.
Dr. Vandana Shiva
works to preserve biodiversity for the planet. By David Kemker
Dr. Liang Congjie and Friends of Nature:
was a voice for China's environment. By Wendy Jewell
Commander Chris Hadfield
is the first Canadian to become the commander of the International Space Station. By Wendy Jewell from The My Hero Project

William Kamkwamba
designed and built a windmill, at the age of 14, for his family in Malawi, Africa. By Wendy Jewell & David Kemker
Martha Mecartney
is a scientist, engineer and professor committed to helping young women interested in the field of science. By Jonathan Cohen
Dr. Richard Murphy
Marine Biologist

educates others about the sea and ways to protect the oceans for the future. By Wendy Jewell
Five ways to make aquaculture more sustainable

Unconventional Charity: Water aims to raise $2 billion for clean water
Howard Buffett seeks lasting solutions to the world's food and water crises
Coalition helps the Connecticut River become the first National Blueway
Worldwide Wetland Conservation

Jason Expedition
Disappearing Wetlands

Australian Aborigines
Protecting Wetlands

by working to conserve the environment around them.
Texas Wetlands Restoration
Could be Model for 5 Gulf States

A 'Source to Sea Cleanup' for New England's longest river

Scott Harrison found meaning in life by starting charity: water
China's Living Water Garden
combines
art and science
through ecological education.
Green roofs in Nairobi save energy, water
Wetland and Water Conservation
in South Africa


Dr. John Todd: A Sewer Becomes
a Water Park

with floating botanical gardens that are helping restore ecological health.

Art
River
by Anu Monisha
Water is Life
by The Art Miles Mural Project
Pink Water Lillies
by Katherine Parish
Save Water
by Gautami Ramani

Water Patrol Officer
by Christian
Oren Lyons
by Robert Shetterly
Water is Life
by Fary SAKHO

Film
A Woman's Place is in the Lab - USA
A historical look at the long road for women in science. Following the outstanding career of Dr. Gail Brown, PhD. Renowned Scientist.
Producer: Christine Dennis
SLINGSHOT - United States
Best known for his Segway Personal Transporter, inventor Dean Kamen is taking on great challenges one invention at a time. SlingShot is the story of Kamen, his water purification technology, and his innovative approach to the safe water crisis.
Producer: Paul Lazarus
Waves for Water - USA
Waves for Water's mission is to get access to clean water to those in need around the world.
Producer: Aaron Flynn & HURLEY
Deep Bonds: People of The Mattaponi - USA
The people of the Mattaponi are connected to their river in more ways than one.
Producer: Jason Harwell, Jesse Bogue, Ben Franz

Water.org - USA/Global
Water.org is an attempt to solve the global water crises.
Producer: Water.org
Troubled Water - USA/El Salvador
Farmers come together to fight against mineral mining companies who are threatening their water sources.
Producer: Will Parrinello
Jon Rose - Humanitarian Hero - USA
Humanitarian Jon Rose brings clean water to the people of Haiti.
Producer: Tom Aiello of HURLEY International
La Source [Trailer] - USA
Where water runs life flows.
Producer: Patrick Shen

Conserve Water - USA
Creative students from Taft High School express the importance of conserving water.
Producer: Deandrea Lottier
Running for Water - USA
Jin Zedell started a worldwide movement for runners to raise funds for clean drinking water.
Producer: Polly Green
Water is Life (Moving Voices) - Pakistan
The importance of water in Pakistan is explored.
Producer: Anila Khan
Healing Waters (Jeff and Wendy Dean's Guatemalan Adventure) -
Jeff and Wendy Dean travel to Guatemala to research the issue of clean water.
Producer: Jeff and Wendy Dean

 


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