2 Erin Brockovich(Environmental Activist)
Legal consultant, environmental activist, and consumer activist Erin Brockovich is known for suing California-based Pacific Gas & Electric Company, alleging them of contamination of water with hexavelent chromium, in 1993. Her story inspired the Julia Roberts-starrer 2000 movie Erin Brockovich. She has written two books and hosted TV shows, too.
3 Walton Goggins(Actor)
Walton Goggins is best known for his Emmy-nominated performance in Justified and has also played a long-running role in The Shield. His short film The Accountant won an Academy Award. He is an avid traveler and photographer, too, and also co-owns the spirits company Mulholland Distilling.
4 Timothy Treadwell(Environmentalist)
Timothy Treadwell is best remembered for his work on Alaskan bears. He founded the organization Grizzly People and lived among bears in the Katmai National Park for 13 years. In 2003, he and his girlfriend were killed and eaten by a brown bear. He inspired the documentary Grizzly Man.
5 Laurie David(Environmental Activist)
Laurie David is an American environmental activist best known for producing An Inconvenient Truth, a documentary film that has been credited for reenergizing the environmental movement and raising public awareness on global warming. In 2003, she was honored with the Children's Nature Institute's Leaf Award for her efforts to educate young children about our environment.
6 Ed Begley Jr.(Actor)
American actor and environmentalist, Ed Begley Jr., is perhaps best known for playing the role of Dr. Victor Ehrlich on the NBC medical drama series St. Elsewhere. Equally at home on big screen, he has worked in numerous feature films, also appearing in award-winning mockumentaries like Reboot Camp. An environmentalist since 1970, he has authored several books on the subject.
7 Jack Hemingway(Conservationist, Writer)
8 Robert F. Kennedy Jr.(Lawyer)
A well-known environmental attorney and an activist, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has tirelessly worked for prosecuting governments and companies responsible for polluting environment and waterbodies like the Long Island Sound and Hudson River. Moreover, he has written books and articles on issues affecting the environment. Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s work have won him prestigious awards and inspired numerous films and documentaries.
9 Lina Esco(Actress)
10 Charles Robert Redford Jr.(Actor)
Charles Robert Redford Jr. is a retired actor, activist, and director. He is credited with founding the Sundance Film Festival and was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2014. For his contributions to arts, Charles Robert Redford Jr. was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.
11 Jane Fonda(Actress)
Jane Fonda is hailed as one of the best actresses ever and has won two Oscars. She has acted in popular and acclaimed films like Barefoot in the Park, Barbarella, Klute, Coming Home, Julia, The Morning After, The China Syndrome and California Suite. She’s also known for her exercise videos and is famous for her opposition to the Vietnam War.
12 Shailene Woodley(Actress & Environmental Activist)
A child model at four and a television actor at eight, Shailene Woodley began working early and found fame with The Descendants, The Spectacular Now and the Divergent film series. She later gained tremendous appreciation for her work in the movie The Fault in Our Stars and HBO series Big Little Lies. The award winning actress is also an environmentalist and activist
13 Sylvia Earle(Marine biologist)
14 T. Boone Pickens(Entrepreneur)
15 Tulsi Gabbard( First Hindu Member of U.S. Congress)
Born in American Samoa and raised in Hawaii, US Representative Tulsi Gabbard formed the environmental non-profit Healthy Hawai’i Coalition as a teenager. At 21, she was the youngest member of the Hawai‘i State Legislature. A US Army major, she later became the first Hindu to be part of Congress.
16 Marc Randolph(Entrepreneur)
17 Ronen Rubinstein(best known for his roles as Nathan in the Netflix series Orange Is The New Black)
18 Daniel Fredinburg(Google executive)
Daniel Fredinburg was an American climate activist, Google executive, explorer, inventor, and entrepreneur. He was credited with co-inventing over 12 software technologies that were recognized and patented by Google. Daniel Fredinburg also served as the head of privacy at Google X before his untimely and tragic death caused by head injuries during an avalanche, at the age of 33.
20 Lady Miss Kier(Singer)
21 Dennis Kucinich(Politician)
22 Peter Benchley(Writer)
23 Isra Hirsi(Co-founder and served as the co-executive director of the U.S. Youth Climate Strike)
24 Eustace Conway(Naturalist)
25 Douglas Tompkins(Entrepreneur)
27 Gifford Pinchot(Forestry scientist)
28 Gary Snyder(American man of letters)
29 Nicole Hernandez Hammer(Climatologist and Activist)
30 Julia Butterfly Hill(Environmental Activist)
31 Philippe Cousteau, Jr.(Environmental Advocate)
Known for the documentary Ocean's Deadliest, which he co-hosted with Steve Irwin, oceanographer Philippe Cousteau Jr. also earned an Emmy nomination for his work in Awesome Planet. The grandson of naval officer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Philippe had lost his father, sailor and filmmaker Philippe Cousteau, 6 months before his birth.
32 Alexandra Cousteau(Filmmaker)
33 David Brower(Cinematographer, Ski mountaineer)
Prominent environmentalist and world-class mountaineer, David Brower became aware of the environmental issues through his proximity to nature, eventually joining Sierra Club, serving it in different capacities over a long period before establishing several organizations of his own. Author of three autobiographies, he fought to keep dams out of the Grand Canyon and was thrice nominated for Nobel Peace Prize.
34 Amory Lovins(Physicist, Writer)
35 Dorothy Stang(Activist)
36 Linda Hogan(Poet)
37 Carol Browner(Attorney and politician)
38 George Perkins Marsh(Environmentalist)
39 Wanjira Mathai(Environmentalist)
40 Charles J. Moore(Oceanographer)
41 René Dubos(Microbiologist)
42 Lise Van Susteren(Psychiatrist, Environmental Activist)
43 LaDonna Brave Bull Allard(Historian, Activist)
44 Fatima Jibrell(Environmentalist)
45 Christian J. Lambertsen(Scientist)
46 Russell W. Peterson(Politician)
47 Rosalie Edge(Women’s Right Activist & Environmentalist)
48 Jim Bohlen(Engineer)
Initially an engineer in the US, Jim Bohlen had also worked with the US navy and defense departments, before moving to Canada due to his lack of faith in the American government’s nuclear policy. He later gained fame as one of the co-founders of Greenpeace and as a Green Party activist.