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Famous Female Environmentalists

Updated October 13, 2018 6.6k views 52 items

List of famous female environmentalists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female environmentalists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being environmentalists. There are thousand of females working as environmentalists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic environmentalists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a environmentalist then the people below should give you inspiration.

List features people like Jane Poynter, Shehla Masood, and many more

While this isn't a list of all female environmentalists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female environmentalists?" and "Who are the best female environmentalists?"
Rachel McAdams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Environmentalists
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Rachel Anne McAdams (born November 17, 1978) is a Canadian actress and activist. After graduating from a four-year theatre degree program at York University in 2001, she worked in Canadian television and film productions, such as the drama film Perfect Pie (2002), for which she received a Genie Award nomination, the comedy film My Name Is Tanino (2002), and the comedy series Slings and Arrows, for which she won a Gemini Award. In 2002, she made her Hollywood film debut in the comedy The Hot Chick. McAdams rose to fame in 2004 with the comedy Mean Girls and the romantic drama The Notebook. In 2005, she starred in the romantic comedy Wedding Crashers, the psychological thriller Red Eye, and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: London, Canada

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Daryl Hannah is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Environmentalists
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Daryl Christine Hannah (born December 3, 1960) is an American actress and environmental activist. She made her screen debut in Brian De Palma's supernatural horror film The Fury (1978). She is known for her roles as Pris Stratton in Ridley Scott's science fiction thriller Blade Runner (1982) and as Cathy Featherstone in Randal Kleiser's romantic comedy Summer Lovers (1982), as the mermaid Madison in Ron Howard's fantasy-romantic comedy Splash (1984), Roxanne Kowalski in the romantic comedy Roxanne (1987), Darien Taylor in Oliver Stone's drama Wall Street (1987) and Annelle Dupuy Desoto in the comedy-drama Steel Magnolias (1989). In 2015 she appeared in the Netflix series Sense8 as Angelica ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 58

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Environmentalists
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Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Midler began her professional career in several Off-Off-Broadway plays, prior to her engagements in Fiddler on the Roof and Salvation on Broadway in the late 1960s. She came to prominence in 1970 when she began singing in the Continental Baths, a local gay bathhouse where she managed to build up a core following. Since 1970, Midler has released 14 studio albums as a solo artist. Throughout her career, many of her songs became hits on the record charts, including her renditions of "The Rose", "Wind Beneath My Wings", "Do You Want to Dance", "Boogie Woogie ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 73

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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Persia White is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Environmentalists
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Persia Jessica White (born October 25, 1972) is an American actress, singer and musician. White is perhaps best known for her role as Lynn Searcy on the sitcom Girlfriends which originally aired from 2000 until 2008. White is also a member of the industrial rock band XEO3 and a solo singer, who released her debut album Mecca in 2009. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Miami