The Power of One. Raised in Vancouver and Toronto, Severn Cullis-Suzuki has been camping and hiking all her life. When she was 9 she started the Environmental Children's Organization (ECO), a small group of children committed to learning and teaching other kids about environmental issues.  The ECO’s  aim was to remind the decision-makers of who their actions or inactions would ultimately affect. Severn closed the Plenary Session with a powerful speech that received a standing ovation.

Severn Suzuki speaking at UN Earth Summit in Vancouver and Toronto-The goal was reached when 12 yr old Severn closed a Plenary Session with a powerful speech that received a standing ovation.

Brittany Trilford, age 17, from New Zealand spoke with “fire” in her heart as she addressed the 130 Heads of State at the United Nations Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil. I heard her live at the amazing Rio + Social.  The youth of today hold the key to our future.

On Wednesday 20 June, 2012 Brittany Trilford of Wellington, New Zealand addressed 130 heads of state at the opening plenary of the UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 11 likes, 0 dislikes

“Asbestos: Deadly Dust” Video  features Warren Zevon’s song “Keep Me in Your Heart”.  Warren died from mesothelioma just weeks after the release of his Grammy-winning album “The Wind”.  Many of the photographs are from photographer/producer Bill Ravanesi’s award-winning exhibit, “Breath Taken.”  Bill’s father also died of mesothelioma.  Pete Mcphedran’s brilliant eye for design brought all mediums together.  “Asbestos: Deadly Dust” was written and directed by Linda Reinstein. (2005)

The "Asbestos: Deadly Dust" slideshow features Warren Zevon's song "Keep Me in Your Heart". Warren died from mesothelioma just weeks after the release of his.

Check out this 60 second educational video comparing asbestos use to murder and drinking and driving.  Without consequences, those who mine, export, import, and manufacturer toxic products continue to cause diseases.

Check out this 60 second educational video comparing asbestos use to murder and drinking and driving. Without consequences, those who mine, export, import, and manufacturer toxic products continue to cause diseases.

Steve McQueen ADAO Warren Zevon “Keep Me in Your Heart” Tribute Video (2012)

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) ADAO's Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference, "Asbestos: An International Public Health Crisi.

2010 TEDx, Linda Reinstein, "Turning Anger into Action

Linda Reinstein became an activist when her husband, Alan, was diagnosed with asbestos-related mesothelioma in In she co-founded the Asbestos Dis.

“I’m 58 and I have been Murdered in Slow Motion.” ~ June Breit, Mesothelioma Warrior    “I leave it to you to take it from here. I must leave it to you, because I won’t be going on from here.” – June Breit (2009)

“I’m 58 and I have been Murdered in Slow Motion.” ~ June Breit, Mesothelioma Warrior “I leave it to you to take it from here. I must leave it to you, because I won’t be going on from here.

2012: Fernanda Giannasi presenting, “Challenges to a Total Ban of Asbestos in Brazil” at the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Conference

Fernanda Giannasi presenting, “Challenges to a Total Ban of Asbestos in Brazil” at the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Conference

VIDEO: Mesothelioma Is a “Life Changing Path.” ~ Jordan Zevon, ADAO National Spokesperson

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) interviews talented musician Jordan Zevon about his father, Warren Zevon, who was a Grammy-winning musicia.


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