List of Famous Ecologists

List of famous ecologists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top ecologists in the world? This includes the most prominent ecologists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. You might also enjoy the biggest feuds in science history and the biggest scientific breakthroughs of 2017. This list of notable ecologists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic ecologists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned ecologists.

This list of famous ecology scientists includes Rachel Carson and Robert Whittaker. Featuring female ecologists and those who made great contributions to ecology, this list has them all! 

From reputable, prominent, and well known ecologists to the lesser known ecologists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the ecologist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous ecologists ever?" and "What are the names of famous ecologists?" then you're in the right place.

  • Rachel Carson
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
  • Barry Bishop
    Photo: flickr / CC0
  • Edward J. Laurent
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair use
  • Nancy A. Moran
    Photo: Internet Archive Book Images / Flickr