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List of notable or famous environmentalists from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top environmentalists born in the United States and even some popular environmentalists who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American 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 States is included when available.

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

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Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Environmentalists from the United States
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Albert Arnold Gore, Jr., is an American environmental activist, author, businessperson, former politician and former journalist. He served as the forty-fifth Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. ...more

Age: 70

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

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Aldo Leopold is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Environmentalists from the United States
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Aldo Leopold was an American author, scientist, ecologist, forester, conservationist, and environmentalist. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin and is best known for his book A Sand County Almanac, which has sold more than two million copies. Leopold was influential in the development of modern environmental ethics and in the movement for wilderness conservation. His ethics of nature and wildlife preservation had a profound impact on the environmental movement, with his ecocentric or holistic ethics regarding land. He emphasized biodiversity and ecology and was a founder of the science of wildlife management. ...more

Age: Died at 61 (1887-1948)

Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa, United States of America

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Amory Lovins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Environmentalists from the United States
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Amory Bloch Lovins is an American physicist, environmental scientist, writer, and Chairman/Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute. He has worked in the field of energy policy and related areas for four decades. He was named by Time magazine one of the World's 100 most influential people in 2009. Lovins worked professionally as an environmentalist in the 1970s and since then as an analyst of a "soft energy path" for the United States and other nations. He has promoted energy efficiency, the use of renewable energy sources, and the generation of energy at or near the site where the energy is actually used. Lovins has also advocated a "negawatt revolution" arguing that utility ...more

Age: 70

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Area code 202, + more

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Benjamin Bronfman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Environmentalists from the United States
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Benjamin Bronfman is the lead singer of indie band, The Exit and fiancee of M.I.A. ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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