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List of famous environmentalists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top environmentalists in the world? This includes the most prominent environmentalists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. These popular environmentalists are also found on our lists of celebrity environmentalists and celebrities who majored in environmental science. This list of notable environmentalists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic environmentalists were born and what their nationality is. The leading environmentalists on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned environmentalists.

These great and important environmentalists include John Muir, Rachel McAdams, Leonardo DiCaprio, James Cameron, and more. 

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

Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Environmentalists
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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

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Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Environmentalists
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Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt Jr. was an American politician, author, naturalist, soldier, explorer, and historian who served as the 26th President of the United States. He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the Progressive Party insurgency of 1912. He is known for his exuberant ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Environmentalists
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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He has been nominated for ten Golden Globe Awards, winning two, and five Academy Awards. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials, after which he had recurring roles in TV series such as the soap opera Santa ...more

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John Muir is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Environmentalists
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John Muir was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to ...more

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