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Famous Environmentalists from the United Kingdom

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List of notable or famous environmentalists from the United Kingdom, with bios and photos, including the top environmentalists born in the United Kingdom and even some popular environmentalists who immigrated to the United Kingdom. If you're trying to find out the names of famous British environmentalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These environmentalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known environmentalist from the United Kingdom is included when available.

People include everything from David Attenborough to Zac Goldsmith.

This historic environmentalists from the United Kingdom list can help answer the questions "Who are some British environmentalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous environmentalists from the United Kingdom?" These prominent environmentalists of the United Kingdom may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected British environmentalists.

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  • Andrew Lambrou Charalambous (born 1967) is a British businessman. He is currently the Work and Pensions Spokesman for the United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip). ...  more
  • Benjamin James Goldsmith (born 28 October 1980) is an English financier and environmentalist. The son of financier James Goldsmith and Lady Annabel Goldsmith he is founder and CEO of London-listed investment firm Menhaden, which focuses on the theme of energy and resource efficiency. Previously he co-founded the sustainability-focused investment firm WHEB, whose private equity business split away in 2014 and now trades under the name Alaina Partners. He has used his personal wealth to support both philanthropic and political projects in the area of the environment and sustainability. He had a high-profile marriage to Rothschild heiress Kate Emma Rothschild which ended in 2012. The split...  more
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    Sir David Frederick Attenborough (; born 8 May 1926) is an English broadcaster and natural historian. He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, the nine natural history documentary series forming the Life collection that together constitute a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on Earth. He is a former senior manager at the BBC, having served as controller of BBC Two and director of programming for BBC Television in the 1960s and 1970s. He is the only person to have won BAFTAs for programmes in each of black and white, colour, HD, 3D and 4K.Attenborough is widely considered a national treasure in Britain, although he himself...  more

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  • David Mayer de Rothschild (born 25 August 1978) is a British adventurer, ecologist, and environmentalist and head of Sculpt the Future Foundation, a charity that supports innovations and creativity in social and environmental impact efforts....  more