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Messengers for Climate Action Project

World-renowned primatologist and anthropologist

Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE is an English primatologist and anthropologist. Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her over 55-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees since she first went to Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania in 1960.

She is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and the Roots & Shoots programme, and she has worked extensively on conservation and animal welfare issues. In April 2002, she was named a UN Messenger of Peace. 

Secretary-General of Amnesty International

Kumi Naidoo is a South African-born human rights activist who is the current Secretary-General of Amnesty International. Naidoo was the first African head of Greenpeace, an international environmentalist group, serving as its International Executive Director from 2009 to 2015.

Journalist, author and documentary-maker

Princess Marie-Esméralda of Belgium, Lady Moncada (Marie-Esméralda Adelaide Lilian Anne Léopoldine; born 30 September 1956) is a member of the Belgian Royal Family and the aunt of King Philippe of Belgium. Princess Marie-Esméralda is a journalist, author and documentary-maker. She is also an environmental activist and a campaigner for women’s rights and indigenous people’s rights.

Filmmaker, humanitarian, environmental advocate

Céline S. Cousteau is a socio-environmental advocate and public figure. She is known for her work as a documentary film director, producer, explorer, artist, public speaker, brand ambassador and designer, and is a frequent panelist at the United Nations in New York. She is the Founder/Director of CauseCentric Productions and Co-Founder/ Chairman of the Board of the Céline Cousteau Film Fellowship. Céline is the daughter of ocean explorer and filmmakers Jean-Michel Cousteau and granddaughter of Jacques Yves Cousteau.

artist

Colin Walangari Karntawarra McCormack is an Australian Aboriginal Artist and Aboriginal Elder from Alice Springs who now lives and works in Sydney. He is an international award winning “Central Western Desert” painter and his colourful and spellbinding works tell the traditional Dreaming Stories of the world’s oldest living culture. Walangari is of the Arrernte, Luritja, Warlpiri, Yankunytjatjara, Pintubi, Anmatjerre and Alyawarre peoples of the Central and Western Desert. His early childhood was spent living a traditional lifestyle in the Australian outback. His direct family line includes the famous Aboriginal Artist and water colourist Albert Namatjira and two of the founding fathers of the Papunya Tula movement, Clifford Possum and Paddy Carroll. He chaired CAAMA (the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association), the first Aboriginal owned radio station and was a director of the first Aboriginal television station, Imparja. He is committed to helping ensure that the voice of Aboriginal Australia is heard. The National Gallery of Australia has acquired one of his early works.

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