Famous Environmentalists Of All Time

An environmentalist is someone who supports the goals to improve and enhance the quality of the natural environment. The objective is to protect the air, water, plants, animals and other natural resources and an environmentalist is ideally an expert in these subjects. Environmental pollution is a growing concern and has raised various issues like resulting in the depletion of various species and has displaced numerous humans and animals from their natural surroundings. So many individuals who are environmentalists continue to fight till today and have contributed immensely in protecting the environment. Al Gore, Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, Rachel Carson, Edward Abbey and Wendell Berry are some examples of famous environmentalists. Even actor Leonardo DiCaprio plays a huge role in environmental protection. Keep reading to know the full list of environmentalists.

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 1 Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio.
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Famous As: Actor, Film Producer
Birthdate: November 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hollywood, California, U.S.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 2 Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 3 Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 26th U.S. President
Birthdate: October 27, 1858
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 6, 1919

 4 Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki.
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: January 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bunky┼Ź
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 5 Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams.
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Birthdate: November 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 6 Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford.
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: DeKalb
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 7 Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: October 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wellingborough
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 8 Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin.
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Famous As: Actor, Producer
Birthdate: April 3, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amityville, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Drogheda, Ireland
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 10 Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Marine biologist
Birthdate: May 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Springdale
Died: April 14, 1964

 11 Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: American-Canadian Actress
Birthdate: July 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 12 Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 13 Jared Leto

Jared Leto.
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: December 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bossier City, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Environmental Activist
Birthdate: June 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lawrence, Kansas
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 Bette Midler

Bette Midler.
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 16 Anita Roddick

Anita Roddick.
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Littlehampton
Died: September 10, 2007

 17 Peter Garrett

Peter Garrett.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Member of the Australian House of Representatives
Birthdate: April 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wahroonga, Australia
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 18 John Muir

John Muir.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: April 21, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dunbar
Died: December 24, 1914

 19 Rutger Hauer

Rutger Hauer
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Breukelen, Netherlands
Died: July 19, 2019
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 20 Andrew Ridgeley

Andrew Ridgeley
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: January 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Windlesham

 21 Neko Case

Neko Case.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: September 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States

 22 Judith Wright

Judith Wright.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal Land Rights
Birthdate: May 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Armidale
Died: June 25, 2000

 23 Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry.
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Henry County

 24 Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher
Birthdate: November 5, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dehradun

 25 David Mayer de Rothschild

David Mayer de Rothschild
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London

 26 Douglas Tompkins

Douglas Tompkins
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: entrepreneur, environmentalist
Birthdate: March 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ohio
Died: December 8, 2015

 27 Sunderlal Bahuguna

Sunderlal Bahuguna
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Environmentalist, Political activist
Birthdate: January 9, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tehri

 28 Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold.
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 11, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Burlington
Died: April 21, 1948

 29 Elizabeth May

Elizabeth May
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Writer, Politician, Journalist, Lawyer
Birthdate: June 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford

 30 Ben Goldsmith

Ben Goldsmith
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Environmentalist
Birthdate: October 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London

 31 Sugathakumari

Sugathakumari
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer
Birthdate: January 3, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aranmula

 32 John Dann MacDonald

John Dann MacDonald.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Short Story Writer
Birthdate: July 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sharon, Pennysylvania
Died: December 28, 1986

 33 Julia Butterfly Hill

Julia Butterfly Hill
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Environmental Activist
Birthdate: February 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Missouri, United States

 34 Lewis Mumford

Lewis Mumford
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Famous As: Architect, Historian of technology, Historian, Sociologist, Screenwriter, Literary critic, Philosopher, Journalist
Birthdate: October 19, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: January 26, 1990

 35 Wallace Stegner

Wallace Stegner.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 18, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lake Mills
Died: April 13, 1993

 36 K. Shivaram Karanth

K. Shivaram Karanth
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author, Poet
Birthdate: October 10, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Udupi district
Died: December 9, 1997

 37 Jean-Michel Cousteau

Jean-Michel Cousteau
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: May 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toulon

 38 Swampy

Swampy
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: envirimentalist
Birthdate: 1973 AD

 39 Ed Sanders

Ed Sanders
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Musician, Writer
Birthdate: August 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas City

 40 Chandi Prasad Bhatt

Chandi Prasad Bhatt
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Social worker
Birthdate: June 23, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chamoli Gopeshwar

 41 Robinson Jeffers

Robinson Jeffers
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer
Birthdate: January 10, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsburgh
Died: January 20, 1962

 42 Marina Silva

Marina Silva
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Trade unionist
Birthdate: February 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rio Branco

 43 Loren Legarda

Loren Legarda
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Journalist, Reporter, Presenter, Model, Activist
Birthdate: January 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Malabon

 44 Pradip Krishen

Pradip Krishen
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: film director, writer
Birthdate: 1949 AD
Birthplace: New Delhi

 45 Amory Lovins

Amory Lovins
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Physicist, Writer
Birthdate: November 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

 46 Lester R. Brown

Lester R. Brown.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Environmentalist
Birthdate: March 28, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bridgeton