The MY HERO Project celebrates environmental heroes of the world. Explore stories, art and films from the MY HERO website honoring individuals and organizations working to protect our planet.
Berta Cáceres rallied her indigenous Lenca people to wage a grassroots protest that successfully pressured the government of Honduras and the world's largest dam builder to withdraw from building the Agua Zarca Dam.
A boy sets out to take action after envisioning a grim future.
Máxima Acuña, a subsistence farmer in Peru’s northern highlands, stood up to the giant Colorado based Newmont Mining Corporation over the development of a gold and copper mine on her property.
On World Water Day, The MY HERO Project celebrates the water protectors of planet earth. This short film by Charles McMahon was created over the course of 5 days at the Standing Rock Sioux Nation.
Jon Rose and Waves For Water's Nepal Earthquake Relief Effort.