Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is Chairman of the World Mercury Project. A resolute defender of the environment and named one of Time magazine's "Heroes for the Planet," his leadership helped spawn 300 Waterkeeper organizations across the globe. He co-hosts “Ring of Fire” on Air America Radio and has several published books including New York Times’ bestseller Crimes Against Nature. His award-winning articles have appeared in America’s top newspapers and been included in anthologies of America’s Best Crime Writing, Best Political Writing and Best Science Writing. World Mercury Project works aggressively to reduce all sources of mercury, hold those accountable who failed to protect our planet and people from unnecessary exposure, restore health to those who have been harmed and make sure this tragedy never happens again.