“The greatest gift this generation can give future generations is a HEALTHY PLANET.”
Iain Cameron Williams
Who is Iain Cameron Williams?
Iain Cameron Williams is the writer of the biography ‘Underneath a Harlem Moon … the Harlem to Paris Years of Adelaide Hall’ (Continuum International Publishing) and ‘The Empirical Observations of Algernon’ (2019). ‘The Empirical Observations of Algernon’ vol II will be released in January 2020.
“There can be no doubt as to which side is right and which side is wrong, for compassionate defense of life is a force of good and sadistic mass destruction of life is a force for evil.”
Who is Paul Watson?
Paul Franklin Watson is a Canadian-American marine wildlife conservation and environmental activist, who founded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, an anti-poaching and direct action group focused on marine conservation and marine conservation activism.
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization
“Older men declare war. But it’s the youth that must fight and die”
Who was Herbert Hoover?
Herbert Clark Hoover was an American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933. A member of the Republican Party, he held office during the onset of the Great Depression. Prior to serving as president, Hoover led the Commission for Relief in Belgium,…
“If only I could so live and so serve the world that after me there should never again be birds in cages”
Who was Isak Dinesen?
Baroness Karen Christenze von Blixen-Finecke was a Danish author who wrote works in Danish and English. She is also known under her pen names Isak Dinesen, used in English-speaking countries, Tania Blixen, used in German-speaking countries, Osceola, and Pierre Andrézel.
“Prejudice is a burden which confuses the past, threatens the future, and renders the present inaccessible.”
Who was Maya Angelou?
Maya Angelou was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years.
“Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change”
Rajendra Kumar Pachauri
Who was Rajendra Kumar Pachauri ?
Rajendra Kumar Pachauri was the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and was replaced by Hoesung Lee. He held the post from 2002 until his resignation in February 2015, due to sexual harassment allegations. The IPCC was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize during his tenure.
“I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in”
Who is George McGovern?
George Stanley McGovern was an American historian, author, U.S. representative, U.S. senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election.
“Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.”
James Anthony Froude
Who was James Anthony Froude?
James Anthony Froude FRSE was an English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser’s Magazine.
“Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.”
Who was Earl Nightingale?
Earl Nightingale was an American radio speaker and author, dealing mostly with the subjects of human character development, motivation, and meaningful existence. He was the voice during the early 1950s of Sky King, the hero of a radio adventure series, and was a WGN radio program host from 1950 to 1956.
“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.”
Who is Ashley Montagu?
Montague Francis Ashley-Montagu — born Israel Ehrenberg — was a British-American anthropologist who popularized the study of topics such as race and gender and their relation to politics and development. He was the rapporteur, in 1950, for the UNESCO statement “The Race Question”.