(CNN) -- What motivates someone to dedicate their life to save the planet? From art and conservation to activism and philanthropy, people from all walks of life are doing extraordinary things in the name of environmentalism.
Here you can watch some of the inspiring individuals including renowned primatologist Jane Goodall and Obama's green jobs guru, Van Jones.
We're looking for the everyday heroes and exceptional people who are making a difference. They may be well known or someone in the public eye you think deserves more recognition. Whoever they may be, send us an email to nominate your green inspirations and we'll feature them on Eco Solutions.