Environmentalists have had a major impact on people's lives and on the planet, they live on. Unfortunately, most people do not recognize their efforts.
An environmentalist is a supporter of the environmental movement's aims, which are described as "a political and ethical movement that seeks to promote and protect the condition of the natural world by modifying environmentally destructive human activities."
They engaged in or believes in the philosophy of environmentalism.
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The following is a list of 5 prominent scientists, conservationists, ecologists, and other agitators who are important members of the green movement.
Sir David Frederick Attenborough (born May 8, 1926) is a British natural historian and broadcaster. He is best known for writing and broadcasting the nine natural history television series that make up the Life album, which together forms a detailed study of animal and plant life on Earth, in collaboration with the BBC Natural History Unit.
William Ernest McKibben (born December 8, 1960) is an environmentalist, scientist, and journalist from the United States who has written extensively about the consequences of global warming. He is a Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College and 350.org, a climate change activist organization. He has written a dozen books on the environment, the first of which was The End of Existence (1989), which deals with climate change.
Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg (born January 3, 2003) is a Swedish environmental activist who is well-known worldwide for pressuring world leaders to move quickly to combat climate change. Thunberg rose to prominence due to her youth and direct speech style, which she uses to criticize world leaders for failing to take what she calls appropriate steps to solve the global crisis, both in public and to elected leaders and legislatures.
Dame Jane Morris Goodall DBE, originally Baroness Jane van Lawick-Goodall, is an English primatologist and anthropologist. She was born Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on April 3, 1934. Goodall, who is widely regarded as the world's leading authority on chimps, is best known for her 60-year research of social and family relations among wild chimps, which began in 1960 when she first visited Tanzania's Gombe Stream National Park, where she observed human-like behaviors among chimps, including armed conflict.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE FRSL was an English novelist, poet, philologist, and scholar best known for his high fantasy works The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
Since the 1970s, critics have remarked on the subject of environmentalism in The Lord of the Rings. The Hobbits' visions of Saruman's industrial hell of Isengard and Sauron's bleak polluted land of Mordor have been translated as critiques of contemporary civilization. In contrast, the tree-giant Ents' ruin of Isengard and the Hobbits' "The Scouring of the Shire" have a clear theme of natural habitat regeneration after such industrial waste and deterioration. On the other hand, Tolkien's love of trees and unspoiled nature is evident in the book.
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