By: Frances Rooney
110 pages, B/w photos
This book profiles ten amazing women who prove how ordinary people can do extraordianry things.
Included are Severn Cullis-Suzuki (Canada), environmentalist and founder of the Environmental Children's Organization; Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Canada), activist in raising the profile of the Inuit people and the effects of global warming on the North, nominated for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize; Rachel Carson (U.S.), founder of the modern environmental movement; Jane Goodall (England/Africa), foremost researcher and tireless advocate of primates; Dai Qing (China), journalist and activist against the Three Gorges Dam project in China; Fatima Jibrell (Somalia), founder of Horn Relief and other education-relief organizations in Somalia; Vandana Shiva (India), champion for women's rights and the global food supply, physicist, ecologist, and author; Marina Silva (Brazil), "Amazonian Legend" for Brazilian rainforests and human rights; Sharon Beder (Australia), leader in environmental and water supply issues; Olya Melen (Ukraine), youngest recipient of the (2006) Goldman Environmental Prize, saved Danube Delta wetlands.
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