Earth’s warriors, young and old, keep battling and hoping

FILE - Environmental activist and film maker Maria Marshall poses for a photo on the beach in Hastings, Barbados, Sunday, April 16, 2023. “The fact still remains,” she says. “we still have only one environment we’ve got to protect.” (AP Photo/Kerrie Eversley)

FILE - Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate poses for a photograph on the shore of Lake Victoria on the outskirts of Kampala, Uganda, Dec. 6, 2021. At 26, Nakate of Uganda, is one of the older and better known of youth climate activists. She’s spoken at international climate negotiations, written a book and won awards. (AP Photo/Hajarah Nalwadda, File)

FILE - Environmentalist David Suzuki poses for a photograph in Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 4, 2008. For more than half a century, Suzuki has advocated for Earth, but looking back he fears “the environmental movement has fundamentally failed.” And what’s worse, he says, “my message at the end of my career is that we’ve run out of time.”(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck, File)

They fight for Earth.