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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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Benjamin James "Ben" Goldsmith is an English financier and environmentalist. The son of financier James Goldsmith and Lady Annabel Goldsmith he is one of the founders and managers of the sustainability-focused investment firm WHEB Group. 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's Kate Emma Rothschild which ended in 2012. The split gained tabloid headlines in the UK after being dubbed the first "Twitter Divorce" for playing out on social media via posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram." ...more

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David Attenborough is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Environmentalists from the United Kingdom
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Sir David Frederick Attenborough OM CH CVO CBE FRS FZS FSA is an English broadcaster and naturalist. He is best known for writing and presenting the nine Life series, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, which collectively form a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on the planet. He is also 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, and 3D. Attenborough is widely considered a national treasure in Britain, although he himself does not like the term. In 2002 he was named ...more

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David Mayer de Rothschild is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Environmentalists from the United Kingdom
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David Mayer de Rothschild 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. He is a member of the Rothschild family, the youngest of three children of Victoria Lou Schott and Sir Evelyn de Rothschild of the Rothschild banking family of England. His middle name "Mayer" is taken from the name of the founder of the Rothschild family banking empire, Mayer Amschel Rothschild. ...more

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