Earth Heroes Twenty Inspiring Stories of People Saving Our World
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This inspirational collection of stories about how individual people are saving the planet is the ultimate gift for any aspiring climate activist.
When faced with climate change, the biggest threat that our planet has ever confronted, it's easy to feel as if nothing you do can really make a difference . . . but this book proves that individual people can change the world. With twenty inspirational stories celebrating the pioneering work of a selection of Earth Heroes from all around the globe, from Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough to Yin Yuzhen and Isatou Ceesay, each tale is a beacon of hope in the fight for the future of our planet, proving that one person, no matter how small, can make a difference.
Mohammed Rezwan, architect behind Bangladesh's pioneering floating school scheme
Greta Thunberg, Swedish teen striking to raise awareness of climate change
Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski, Australian inventors of the Seabin
Isatou Ceesay, Gambian innovator turning waste into wealth for her community
Stella McCartney, British designer fighting for sustainable fashion
Featuring Amelia Telford, Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski, Bittu Sahgal, Chewang Norphel, David Attenborough, Doug Smith, Ellen MacArthur, Greta Thunberg, Isabel Soares, Isatou Ceesay, Marina Silva, Melati and Isabel Wijsen, Mohammed Rezwan, Renee King-Sonnen, Rok Rozman, Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Stella McCartney, William Kamkwamba, Yin Yuzhen and Yvon Chouinard.
Featuring illustrations by Jackie Lay.
About the Author
Lily Dyu lives in a Welsh valley. Growing up, she wanted to be a writer then an astronaut. Her favourite things are running in the mountains, camping wild and watching the night sky. Through her writing, she loves to tell true stories about people from all over the world. Maybe one day she'll still make it into space.