When did you last open your eyes and admired the bounteousness of nature? Probably, not even once in the past decade or so! How many of you have actively worked for plant a tree campaign? May be one out the hundred or even thousand reading this piece! How many of you have in your own small way contributed for pollution control? None! How many of you have been complaining of global warming and its effects? Almost all, isn’t it? If the indifferent attitude towards environment and the surroundings go by the rate, it wouldn’t be long when the environment that we live in today wouldn’t be life-friendly. It is here that environmental activists come to foray – they not just help conserve and protect the environment but also work for its improvement. An environmental activist may work for several issues and campaigns – climate change, waste management, sustainable development, renewable source of energy and so on. America has been reeling from the issues of environmentalism, and it is here that environmental activists play their role. From America’s first woman to its President, actors to musicians, journalists to philanthropists, many of them have turned to become environmental activists. Through their work, they have been raising awareness and consciousness of saving the planet from the brutalities. Check out this segment to find out in details about American environmental activists, their life and their campaigns.
Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25 December 1961
Socialite
Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23 July 1961
Actor, Activist

Mark RuffaloMark Ruffalo
22 November 1967
Actor

Alicia SilverstoneAlicia Silverstone
04 October 1976
 

Shailene WoodleyShailene Woodley
15 November 1991
Actress, Activist

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
17 January 1954
Environment Activist & Attorney
Erin BrockovichErin Brockovich
22 June 1960
Environmental Activist

Mena SuvariMena Suvari
13 February 1979
Actress

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
04 June 1924
Actor
Laurie DavidLaurie David
22 March 1958
Environmental Activist

Will EstesWill Estes
21 October 1978
Actor
Emily SwallowEmily Swallow
18 December 1979
Actress

Ally WalkerAlly Walker
25 August 1961
Actress

Lola Van WagenenLola Van Wagenen
30 November 1938
Historian, Activist

Cassidy FreemanCassidy Freeman
22 April 1982
Actress

Kate BolduanKate Bolduan
28 July 1983
Journalist
Zach CallisonZach Callison
23 October 1997
Actor

Alexandra PaulAlexandra Paul
29 July 1963
Actress

William Orville DouglasWilliam O. Douglas
16 October 1898
Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court

Eustace ConwayEustace Conway
15 September 1961
Naturalist
Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
11 January 1887
 

Gary SnyderGary Snyder
08 May 1930
American man of letters
Laurance RockefellerLaurance Rockefeller
26 May 1910
Venture Capitalist & Environmentalist

Rosalie EdgeRosalie Edge
03 November 1877
Women’s Right Activist & Environmentalist

Joan Chandos BaezJoan Chandos Baez
09 January 1941
Singer
Charles Robert Redford Jr.Charles Robert Redford Jr.
18 August 1936
Actor

Tulsi GabbardTulsi Gabbard
12 April 1981
Politician
Walton GogginsWalton Goggins
10 November 1971
Actor

Sylvia EarleSylvia Earle
30 August 1935
Marine biologist

Timothy TreadwellTimothy Treadwell
29 April 1957
Film director
Lina EscoLina Esco
14 May 1985
Actress

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Peter BenchleyPeter Benchley
08 May 1940
Writer
Jack HemingwayJack Hemingway
10 October 1923
Autobiographer

Lady Miss KierLady Miss Kier
15 August 1963
Singer

T. Boone PickensT. Boone Pickens
22 May 1928
Entrepreneur

Jimmy McNicholJimmy McNichol
02 July 1961
Actor, Singer
Dennis KucinichDennis Kucinich
08 October 1946
Politician
Edmund MuskieEdmund Muskie
28 March 1914
Politician

Gifford PinchotGifford Pinchot
11 August 1865
Forestry scientist

Douglas TompkinsDouglas Tompkins
20 March 1943
entrepreneur, environmentalist

Patrick HemingwayPatrick Hemingway
28 June 1928
 
Julia Butterfly HillJulia Butterfly Hill
18 February 1974
Environmental Activist

Amory LovinsAmory Lovins
13 November 1947
Physicist, Writer

David BrowerDavid Brower
01 July 1912
Cinematographer, Ski mountaineer

Carol BrownerCarol Browner
16 December 1955
Attorney and politician

Linda HoganLinda Hogan
16 July 1947
Poet
George Perkins MarshGeorge Perkins Marsh
15 March 1801
Environmentalist

Christian J. LambertsenChristian J. Lambertsen
15 May 1917
Scientist
René DubosRené Dubos
20 February 1901
Microbiologist

Russell W. PetersonRussell W. Peterson
03 October 1916
Politician

Philippe Cousteau, Jr.Philippe Cousteau, Jr.
20 January 1980
Environmental Advocate
Jim BohlenJim Bohlen
04 July 1926
Engineer

Hazel WolfHazel Wolf
10 March 1898
Environmentalist
Edgar WayburnEdgar Wayburn
17 September 1906
Environmentalist

David Ross BrowerDavid Ross Brower
01 July 1912
 

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