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.
Leonardo DicaprioLeonardo DiCaprio
11 November 1974, American
Actor, Film Producer
Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt
27 October 1858, American
26th U.S. President

Brad PittBrad Pitt
18 December 1963, American

Alec BaldwinAlec Baldwin
03 April 1958, American
Actor, Producer, Comedian

Rachel McAdamsRachel McAdams
17 November 1978, Canadian

Jared LetoJared Leto
26 December 1971, American
American actor
Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
01 July 1967, Canadian, American
American-Canadian Actress

Pierce BrosnanPierce Brosnan
16 May 1953, Irish, American

Hayao MiyazakiHayao Miyazaki
05 January 1941, Japanese
Film director
Erin BrockovichErin Brockovich
22 June 1960, American
Environmental Activist

Marion CotillardMarion Cotillard
30 September 1975, French
Bette MidlerBette Midler
01 December 1945, American

Cindy CrawfordCindy Crawford
20 February 1966, American

Thom YorkeThom Yorke
07 October 1968, British
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

John MuirJohn Muir
21 April 1838, American, Scottish

Rachel CarsonRachel Carson
27 May 1907, American
Marine biologist
Anita RoddickAnita Roddick
23 October 1942, British

Peter GarrettPeter Garrett
16 April 1953, Australian
Member of the Australian House of Representatives

Wendell BerryWendell Berry
05 August 1934, American

Neko CaseNeko Case
08 September 1970, American
Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
11 January 1887, American

Wallace StegnerWallace Stegner
18 February 1909, American
John Dann MacDonaldJohn Dann MacDonald
24 July 1916, American
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Judith Wright Judith Wright
31 May 1915, Australian
Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal

Lester R. BrownLester R. Brown
28 March 1934, American
Andrew RidgeleyAndrew Ridgeley
26 January 1963, British
Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician

Rutger HauerRutger Hauer
23 January 1944, Dutch
03 January 1934, Indian
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer

David Mayer de RothschildDavid Mayer de Rothschild
25 August 1978, British

Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
05 November 1952, Indian
Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher
Ben GoldsmithBen Goldsmith
28 October 1980, British

Continue Reading Below
1973 AD, British
Sunderlal BahugunaSunderlal Bahuguna
09 January 1927, Indian
Environmentalist, Political activist

Douglas TompkinsDouglas Tompkins
20 March 1943, American
entrepreneur, environmentalist

Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
19 October 1895, American
Architect, Historian of technology, Historian,

Marjory Stoneman DouglasMarjory Stoneman Douglas
07 April 1890, American
Jean-Michel CousteauJean-Michel Cousteau
06 May 1938, French
K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902, Indian
Author, Poet

Elizabeth MayElizabeth May
09 June 1954, Canadian
Writer, Politician, Journalist, Lawyer

Julia Butterfly HillJulia Butterfly Hill
18 February 1974, American
Environmental Activist

Loren LegardaLoren Legarda
28 January 1960, Filipino
Journalist, Reporter, Presenter, Model, Activist
Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
10 January 1887, American
Poet, Writer

Ed SandersEd Sanders
17 August 1939, American
Musician, Writer

Chandi Prasad BhattChandi Prasad Bhatt
23 June 1934, Indian
Social worker

Pradip KrishenPradip Krishen
1949 AD, Indian
film director, writer

Marina SilvaMarina Silva
08 February 1958, Brazilian
Politician, Trade unionist
David Ross BrowerDavid Ross Brower
01 July 1912, American

Amory LovinsAmory Lovins
13 November 1947, American
Physicist, Writer