Severn Cullis-Suzuki (Environmental Activist)
Severn Cullis-Suzuki (born 30 November 1979 in Vancouver, Canada) is an environmental activist, speaker, television host and author.
She has spoken around the world about environmental issues, urging listeners to define their values, act with the future in mind, and take individual responsibility.
(See viral video: The girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes, made when she 12, below.)
While attending Lord Tennyson Elementary School in French Immersion, at the age of nine, she founded the Environmental Children's Organization (ECO), a group of children dedicated to learning and teaching other youngsters about environmental issues.
The video of that speech has since become a viral hit, popularly known as "The Girl Who Silenced the World for 5 Minutes".
Severn Cullis-Suzuki on Wikipedia
Severn Suzuki, her mom and defining the environment