Time Magazine has compiled a long list of environmental heroes, including widely recognizable names (Mikhail Gorbachev, Prince Charles, Robert Redford, Al Gore) eco-recognizable names (Angela Merkel, Tim Flannery, Wangari Maathai, James Hansen, Amory Lovins, David Suzuki, Richard Branson), less-well-known folk (anti-poaching advocate Hammer Simwinga, water-purifying savant Abul Hussam, Russian activist Olga Tsepilova), and none other than Grist Prez Chip Giller. We can fly higher than an eagle, for they are the wind beneath our wings.

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