Teachers: Visit the free MY HERO Lesson Plan for International Day for Biodiversity. Includes discussion guide and learning outcomes.
Biodiversity is the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem.
Animated documentary celebrating those who fight to save the tiger population in India. The story is told through the eyes of a tiger. Made for the WWF-India.
Tuy Sereivathana works to mitigate elephant mistreatment in Cambodia by introducing innovative low-cost solutions.
This is an excellent essay about John Muir, the famous California conservationist, and his radically non-anthropocentric view of nature.
Dr. Lovejoy, the "godfather of biodiversity," brings celebrities and scientists to the Amazon to sleep in hammocks and see our biggest environmental crises: climate change and biodiversity loss.
Vanda Shivah protects the biodiversity of farmers' crops by preserving original seeds.
TED Ed | Why is Biodiversity Important?
An excellent introduction video which explains the three components of biodiversity: ecosystem, genetic and species. Learn about the Amazon rainforest, one of the most biodiverse ecosystems in the world; coral reefs.
Indigenous peoples defend Earth's biodiversity—but they're in danger. Comprising less than 5% of the world's population, indigenous people protect 80% of global biodiversity.
Audio curated by MY HERO Audio director Stu Pearlman.
Hero Stories curated by MY HERO General Editors Deborah Neff and Abigail Richardson.
Short films curated by MY HERO International Film Festival director Wendy Milette.
Organizer created on 5/4/2014 6:45:53 AM by Becky Miller
Last edited 4/27/2023 9:20:27 AM by Abigail Richardson