Top 20 Environmentalist celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Environmentalist celebrities [Updated February 5, 2023].

1. Rachel Carson

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Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907 in Springdale, United States.
She received the U.S. National Book Award in 1951 for her bestseller The Sea Around Us, which is a poetic meditation on the science and history of the sea.

2. James Lovelock

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James Lovelock was born on July 26, 1919 in England.
A detector he created showed human-made pollutants in the atmosphere, inspiring Rachel Carson's famous book, Silent Spring.

3. Braden Allenby

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Braden Allenby was born on December 29, 1950 in Highland Park, United States.
He worked as an attorney for the Civil Aeronautics Board and the Federal Communications Commission.

4. William Bartram

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William Bartram was born on April 20, 1739 in United States.
His famous work, Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country, etc., was finished during the 1780s.

5. Tim Flannery

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Tim Flannery was born on January 28, 1956 in Australia.
His numerous honors include the Australian Humanist of the Year prize, the Centenary of Federation Medal, and the Colin Roderick Award.

6. Milutin Milankovic

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Milutin Milankovic was born on May 28, 1879 in Croatia.
The European Geophysical Society's Milutin Milankovitch Medal, awarded to those who have made significant contributions to climatology, was founded in his honor in 1993.

7. James Hansen

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James Hansen was born on March 29, 1941 in United States.
He published numerous scientific papers about the atmosphere of the planet of Venus.

8. David Mayer Derothschild

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David Mayer Derothschild was born on August 25, 1978 in England.
He invented a sustainable ship boat in San Francisco called the Plastiki.

9. Charles Keeling

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Charles Keeling was born on April 20, 1928 in United States.
In 2002 President George W. Bush presented him with the National Medal of Science.

10. Adolph Murie

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Adolph Murie was born on September 6, 1899 in United States.

Naturalist who studied wolves in their native Arctic habitat and became instrumental in the forming the Denali National Park and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. His book, A Naturalist in Alaska, won the John Burroughs Medal in 1963.

In the 1950s he led the opposition to a proposed highway and a tourist hotel in the interior of Mount McKinley National Park.

11. Bill Mckibben

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Bill Mckibben was born on December 8, 1960 in Palo Alto, United States.
He was awarded the Gandhi Peace Award in 2013 as well as the Sophie Prize. 

12. Lester R. Brown

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Lester R. Brown was born on March 28, 1934 in United States.

Environmental analyst who founded the Earth Policy Institute in Washington D.C. Lester R. Brown is the author or co-author of over 50 books on global environmental issues including "Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity", which was released in 2012.

Lester R. Brown published the book Plan B 4.0 which became required reading at Cal State University Chico.

13. Trofim Lysenko

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Trofim Lysenko was born on September 29, 1898 in Ukraine.

Remembered for directing the Lenin All-Union Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Trofim Lysenko also founded a political and scientific movement known as Lysenkoism that resulted in Soviet government control of agriculture and genetics research.

In the early 1960s, several prominent Soviet scientists, including physicists Pyotr Kapitsa and Vitaly Ginzburg, publicly branded Lysenko's politically-motivated agricultural studies as pseudoscience.

14. Gregory S. Forbes

Gregory S. Forbes was born on August 22, 1950 in United States.
He was on the development team of the Enhanced Fujita Scale which replaced the Fujita Scale in 2007.

15. Gina Lopez

Gina Lopez was born on December 27, 1953 in Quezon City, Philippines.
She was the recipient of the UNESCO Kalinga Award for her work on the educational program Sineskwela.

16. Phillip Law

Phillip Law was born on April 21, 1912 in Australia.
He was a senior research officer on ANARE in Antarctica for many summers.

17. Theodore Miller Edison

Theodore Miller Edison was born on July 10, 1898 in United States.
He worked as technical director or research and engineering for Thomas A. Edison, Inc.

18. Kim Soon-kwon

Kim Soon-kwon was born on May 1, 1945 in South Korea.
In 1998, he founded and became director of the International Foundation of the Corn.

19. Henry Paul Hansen

Henry Paul Hansen was born on April 28, 1907 in United States.
He began teaching at Oregon State University in 1939 and he published his seminal work, Postglacial Forest Succession, Climate, and Chronology in the Pacific Northwest, in 1947.

20. Henry Baker

Henry Baker was born on May 8, 0 in England.
He contributed many of his memoirs to the Transactions of the Royal Society.