Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein are evolutionary biologists who have been invited to address the US Congress, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Education, and have spoken before audiences across the globe. They both earned PhDs
Alice Friedemann, the granddaughter of two scientists, is genetically predisposed to do extensive research and exhaustive reading. Much of this was accomplished as she read while walking 10 miles round-trip between home and office. She was a s
Kris is a parent of an18 year old desisted daughter. She got involved in the gender-identity fight 3 years ago when her daughter declared she was really a boy and declared a new name and pronouns. A life-long lefty, she had no idea what was r
Diane Wilson is a mother of five, a fourth-generation shrimp boat captain, and an environmental activist. She has been fighting to save the bays on the Texas gulf coast from chemical and oil development for the last 30 years.
Andreas Roos is a researcher and activist working to understand, expose, and challenge the environmentally destructive logic of industrial technologies. He recently defended his dissertation in the field of Human Ecology at Lund University (Swe
Mark Boyden is Director of the StreamScapes Project, which over the past thirty years has worked with communities across Ireland to celebrate Salmon and the wider Biodiversity that is all dependent upon high water quality; as well as raising aw
Ben Marshall, a 'reluctant activist' and Chair of a community group called SOLVE - Supporting Our Loongana Valley Environment. In their remote mountain valley, they’re politically diverse, but pro-action on climate - though they find themselve
Kara Dansky is a feminist and an attorney. She serves on the steering committee of the U.S. chapter of the Women’s Human Rights Campaign and chairs the Women’s Human Rights Campaign’s Committee on Law and Legislation. You can read more about he
LuAnne Kozma, from northern Michigan, has been involved in a statewide grassroots effort to bring a proposal to ban fracking and frack wastes statewide to the ballot. She co-founded the group "Ban Michigan Fracking" and the ballot group "Commit
George Wuerthner is the former Ecological Projects Director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology. Currently he is the executive director of Public Lands Media. He is an ecologist and wildlands activist. He has published 38 books on environmental
Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa), whose Anglo name is Donald Trent Jacobs, is a professor at Fielding Graduate University and formerly the Dean of Education at Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. He was select
Yasi Gerami is an Iranian-Canadian artist, founder of Bluearth Films, and a world wanderer. She was born in Shiraz, Iran and is based in Toronto, Canada. Her enthusiasm in topics such as socio-political justice for world refugees and women's ri
Dan Kovalik is an American human rights, labor rights lawyer and peace activist. He has contributed articles to CounterPunch, The Huffington Post and TeleSUR. He teaches International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Graham Linehan is an Irish television comedy writer and director who, often in partnership with Arthur Mathews, has written or co-written a string of successful television comedies. He is best known for creating or co-creating the sitcoms Fathe
Michelle Lute is a conservation scientist and advocate with fifteen years’ experience in biodiversity conservation on public and private lands around the globe. She dedicates her professional life to promoting human-wildlife coexistence through
After more than a decade working on the conservation of reptiles in the American southwest, Melissa Amarello co-founded Advocates for Snake Preservation in 2014 to change how people view and treat snakes. She holds a Masters in biology for her
Ja Reyalidad, currently located in Archipelago so-called-Philippines is a community organizer, promoting the idea of non-violent direct action and community defense. He also runs an autonomous space he calls Pirate Studio, where he creates and
Skylar Wilson is a wilderness guide, eco-activist, and ceremonial facilitator with over twenty years of experience facilitating connections within the more-than-human world. Skylar is the cofounding director of the Order of the Sacred Earth and
Laura Cunningham is an artist-naturalist, author, and biologist, who also co-founded a conservation organization, Basin and Range Watch that works towards saving the California and Nevada deserts. She is the author/illustrator of the extraordin
Ralph Waldt is a naturalist and author. He spent nearly two decades working for The Nature Conservancy as an interpretive naturalist in Montana and Arizona. Now semi-retired, Ralph lives along the San Pedro River in southeastern Arizona, where
Vaishnavi Sundar is a self-taught filmmaker, writer, and grassroots activist. She is from Chennai, the south of India. Her last film "But what was she wearing?" gave her the title of " canceled feminist." Even though that is India's only film
DIANA JOHNSTONE, Ph.D. A native of Minnesota, raised in New Deal Washington, Diana Johnstone has spent more than half her life in Europe as a political observer and journalist, working for Agence France Presse, for In These Times as European Co
Will Falk is a biophilic writer and lawyer. The natural world speaks and Will’s work is how he listens. He believes the intensifying destruction of the natural world is the most pressing issue confronting us today. His first book is "How Dams F
Jennifer Bilek is an artist, a journalist and an activist working for the liberation of women in society, as well, the protection of children and the planet. She has been researching the money and power behind the trans lobby since 2013 and is
Heidi Perryman is a child psychologist who became an “Accidental beaver advocate” when a pair moved into Martinez California. The city was concerned that their dam would cause flooding and recommended trapping. She formed the group “Worth A Dam
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