List of famous female conservationists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female conservationists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being conservationists. There are thousand of females working as conservationists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic conservationists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a conservationist then the people below should give you inspiration.
Everything from Yolanda Kakabadse to Kris Tompkins is included on this list.While this isn't a list of all female conservationists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female conservationists?" and "Who are the best female conservationists?"
Rachel Louise Carson was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Carson began her career as an aquatic biologist in the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, and became a full-time nature writer ...more
Age: Died at 57 (1907-1964)
Birthplace: Springdale, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Profession: Marine biologist, Biologist, Conservationist, Author, Essayist, + more
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Elissa Sursara is an Australian wildlife expert and journalist. She is a blogger on National Geographic NewsWatch. She is the ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund climate change campaign Earth Hour, Australia Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital and Wildlife Warriors, and Sea Shepherd Conservation Society with ...more
Birthplace: Avalon, Australia
Profession: Spokesperson, Model, Conservationist, Actor, Writer, + more
Credits: Holiday in the Sun, Pain Within, The Wet Seasonsee more on Elissa Sursara
Terri Irwin, AM is an American-Australian,naturalist and author, the widow of Australian naturalist Steve Irwin and owner of Australia Zoo at Beerwah, Queensland, Australia. She co-starred with her husband on The Crocodile Hunter, their unconventional television nature documentary series along with ...more
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon, United States of America
Profession: Conservationist, Author, Zoologist, Naturalist, Presenter
Credits: The Crocodile Hunter, The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course, The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari, The Crocodile Hunter Diaries, Crocodile Hunter Diaries, + moresee more on Terri Irwin