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Marjorie Harris Carr (1915 - 1997)

Marjorie Harris Carr (March 26, 1915 – October 10, 1997) was an American environmental activist. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Harris was raised in rural Bonita Springs in southwest Florida...

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Archie Carr (1909 - 1987)

Archie Fairly Carr, Jr. (June 16, 1909 – May 21, 1987) was an American herpetologist, ecologist and a pioneering conservationist. He was a Professor of Zoology at the University of Florida. In...

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Hugh Hammond Bennett MP (1881 - 1960)

Find a Grave Birth: Apr. 15, 1881 Wadesboro Anson County North Carolina, USA Death: Jul. 7, 1960, USA He was a pioneer in the field of soil conservation in the United States of America. He foun...

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Nina Leopold Bradley (1917 - 2011)

Nina Leopold Bradley (born Nina Leopold) (August 4, 1917 – May 25, 2011) was an American conservationist, researcher and writer. Her father was the renowned ecologist Aldo Leopold. She died Ma...

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A. Starker Leopold (1913 - 1983)

Aldo Starker Leopold (October 22, 1913 – August 23, 1983) was an American author, forester, zoologist and conservationist. He also served as professor at the University of California, Berkeley...

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Aldo Leopold (1887 - 1948)

Aldo Leopold (January 11, 1887 – April 21, 1948) was an American author, scientist, ecologist, forester, and environmentalist. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin and is best kno...

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Florence Cacciola MP (deceased)

Florence Trevelyan From Wikipedia Florence Trevelyan (born February 7, 1852, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and baptised at St. Andrew's Church, Hartburn;[1] died October 4, 1907, Taormina, Sicily) was an ...

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Crispin Tickell MP

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Crispin Tickell in Malaysia in 2005 Sir Crispin Tickell, GCMG, KCVO, MA (Oxon), DSc (Hon)[1]( Cranfield), FRSGS (Hon), FRIBA (Hon), FZS[1], FRI (Hon.), FCIWEM ...

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William Dampier (1651 - 1715)

William Dampier (5 September 1651 - 8 March 1715) was the first man of English descent to explore sections of New Holland (Australia) and also the first person to circumnavigate the world three times...

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William Addams Welch (1868 - 1941)

Major William Addams Welch (August 20, 1868 – May 4, 1941) was an American engineer and environmentalist who would have a major impact on the state and national park systems of the United Stat...

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Franklin B. Hough ("father of American forestry") (1822 - 1885)

Franklin B. Hough (July 20, 1822-June 11, 1885) was a scientist, historian and the first chief of the United States Division of Forestry, the predecessor of the United States Forest Service. He was a...

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Mark Shand MP (1951 - 2014)

"Mark Roland Shand (28 June 1951 – 23 April 2014) was a British travel writer and conservationist, and the brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. He was chairman of Elephant Family, a wildlife...

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George Perkins Marsh, US Congress (1801 - 1882)

George Perkins Marsh (March 15, 1801 – July 23, 1882), an American diplomat and philologist, is considered by some to be America's first environmentalist,[1] although "conservationist" would b...

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Elvis Jacob Stahr, Jr. (1916 - 1998)

. Elvis Jacob Stahr Jr. (March 9, 1916 – November 11, 1998) was an American government official and college president and administrator. After graduating from the University of Kentucky in 193...

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Eliza Frances Andrews (1840 - 1931)

Eliza Frances Andrews (August 10, 1840 – January 21, 1931) was a popular Southern writer of the Gilded Age. Her works were published in popular magazines and papers, including the New York W...

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Robert Hunter (1844 - 1913)

Joint founder of the National Trust in England with Octavia Hill. .. Sir Robert Hunter, KCB (27 October 1844 – 6 November 1913) was a solicitor, civil servant and co-founder of the National ...

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Ralph Arthur Edwards (1891 - 1977)

) Ralph Edwards, OC (ca. 1892 – July 3, 1977) was a pioneering British Columbian homesteader, amateur pilot and leading conservationist of the trumpeter swan. He received the Order of Canada i...

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Benton MacKaye (1879 - 1975)

Benton MacKaye (/mæˈkaɪ/ mak-KYE; March 6, 1879 – Dec. 11, 1975) was an American forester, planner and conservationist. He was born in Stamford, Connecticut; his father wa...

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John Davey (1846 - 1923)

) John Davey (June 6, 1846 – November 8, 1923), considered the father of the science of tree surgery, was born in Stawley, Somerset, England. Although he did not learn the alphabet until his e...

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Woody Harrelson MP

Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor. Harrelson's breakout role came in the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd. Some notable film characters include b...

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Ben Goldsmith MP

He is an English financier and environmentalist. Goldsmith is a founding partner of WHEB Ventures Limited a venture capital fund that invests in clean technologies, and of its sister company Ruston W...

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Zac Goldsmith MP

"Frank Zacharias Robin "Zac" Goldsmith (born 20 January 1975) is a British Conservative Party politician, environmental journalist, and entrepreneur, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Rich...

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Harriet Williams Russell Strong (1844 - 1926)

Harriet Williams Russell Strong (July 23, 1844 – September 6, 1926) was an American social activist, inventor, Conservationist, and leading figure of the early woman's movement. She is a membe...

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Amos Richards Eno Pinchot MP (1873 - 1944)

Amos Richards Eno Pinchot (December 6, 1873 – February 18, 1944) was an American reformist. He never held public office but managed to exert considerable influence in reformist circles and did...

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Henry Fairfield Osborn, Jr. (1887 - 1969)

. Henry Fairfield Osborn, Jr. (15 January 1887 — 16 September 1969), son of the American geologist Henry Fairfield Osborn and cousin of Frederick Osborn, was a conservationist. He was long tim...

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Gertrude Sanford Legendre (1902 - 2000)

Gertrude's father was a Sanford, but so was her mother, from different branches of the Sanford family. Both branches originate with Stephen Sanford, born 1769 in Massachusetts. Stephen died in 1848. Th...

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Eugene J. McCarthy, U.S. Senator MP (1916 - 2005)

Eugene Joseph "Gene" McCarthy (March 29, 1916 – December 10, 2005) was an American politician, poet, and a long-time member of the United States Congress from Minnesota. He served in the U.S. ...

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Mark Hatfield, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1922 - 2011)

Mark Odom Hatfield (July 12, 1922 – August 7, 2011) was an American politician and educator from the state of Oregon. A Republican, he served for 30 years as a United States Senator from Orego...

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Edwin Eugene ("Buzz") Aldrin MP

United States

Astronaut. Born 1930-01-20 in Montclair, New Jersey, USA. [1] Lived 1930 in Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, USA. [2] Lived 1969-07-20 in The Moon, Space. -------------------- NAME: Buzz Aldri...

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Margaret Mead MP (1901 - 1978)

Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901 – November 15, 1978) was an American cultural anthropologist, who was frequently a featured writer and speaker in the mass media throughout the 1960s and 1970s...

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The Hon. Sir Jonathon Espie Porritt, 2nd Baronet, CBE MP

The Hon. Jonathon Espie Porritt, CBE From Wikipedia (born 6 July 1950), is a British environmentalist and writer. Porritt appears frequently in the media, writing in magazines, newspapers and boo...

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Gary Sherman Snyder MP

Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American poet (often associated with the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance), as well as an essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist (frequen...

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Arne Næss (1912 - 2009)

Arne Dekke Eide Næss (27 January 1912 – 12 January 2009) was the founder of deep ecology. He is widely regarded as the foremost Norwegian philosopher of the 20th century[2]. He was the yo...

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt MP (1882 - 1945)

Roosevelt Genealogy: SOURCE: Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945; pronounced /ˈroʊzəvɛlt/ ROE-z...

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Hillary Rodham Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State MP

Chappaqua, NY, USA

When Bill Clinton took office as president in January 1993, Hillary Rodham Clinton became the First Lady of the United States, and announced that she would be using that form of her name. She is the ju...

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Charles, Prince of Wales MP

London, UK

Charles, Prince of Wales Prince Charles , Prince of Wales ( Charles Philip Arthur George ; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent and eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip of the Un...

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John Muir MP (1838 - 1914)

John Muir From John Muir was one of the most influential environmentalists in America, if not the world. His writings and activism inspired a generation of conservationists -- from presidents to Bo...

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David Starr Jordan MP (1851 - 1931)

David Starr Jordan, Ph.D., LL.D. (January 19, 1851 – September 19, 1931) was a leading eugenicist, ichthyologist, educator and peace activist. He was president of Indiana University and Stanfo...

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Elihu Root, U.S. Secretary of War and State, Nobel Peace Prize 1912 MP (1845 - 1937)

One of the most brilliant administrators in American history, Elihu Root was the prototype of the 20th century "wise man", who shuttled between high-level government positions in Washington, D.C. and p...

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Upton Sinclair MP (1878 - 1968)

Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. (September 20, 1878 – November 25, 1968), was an American author and one-time candidate for governor of California who wrote close to one hundred books in many genres....

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E. W. Scripps MP (1854 - 1926)

Edward Willis Scripps (June 18, 1854 – March 12, 1926), was an American newspaper publisher and founder of The E. W. Scripps Company, a diversified media conglomerate, and United Press news se...

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Rainer Maria Rene Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef- Rilke MP (1875 - 1926)

Popular Poems A Sybil A Walk Abishag Adam Again and Again Wenn endlich Drang und Stumpfheit sich entzwein Wenn endlich Drang und Stumpfheit sich entzwein und jetzt in dir, du ...

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Samuel Pierpont Langley MP (1834 - 1906)

Samuel Pierpont Langley (August 22, 1834, Roxbury, Massachusetts – February 27, 1906, Aiken, South Carolina) was an American astronomer, physicist, inventor of the bolometer and pioneer of aviat...

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Svante August Arrhenius, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1903 MP (1859 - 1927)

Svante August Arrhenius (19 February 1859 – 2 October 1927) was a Swedish scientist, originally a physicist, but often referred to as a chemist, and one of the founders of the science of physica...

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Ralph Waldo Emerson MP (1803 - 1882)

American author, poet, and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson first formulated the philosophy of Transcendentalism. His essay "Nature" expresses this philosophy. He also wrote "The Concord Hymn" and coi...

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Mark Twain MP (1835 - 1910)

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by the pen name Mark Twain, wrote grand tales about Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and the mighty Mississippi River. He became nothing less than a national treasur...

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Charles Dickens MP (1812 - 1870)

Charles John Huffam Dickens, pen-name "Boz", was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and one of the most popular of all time. He created some of literature's most iconic characters,...

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Benjamin Thompson MP (1753 - 1814)

"... Sir Benjamin Thompson , Count Rumford (in German: Reichsgraf von Rumford), FRS (March 26, 1753 – August 21, 1814) was an Anglo-American physicist and inventor whose challenges to establis...

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T. Boone Pickens MP

Click here to view the Wikipedia page for T. Boone Pickens. Thomas Boone Pickens, Jr. (born May 22, 1928), known as T. Boone Pickens, is an American business magnate and financier. Pickens chairs the...

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Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller, Jr. MP (1895 - 1983)

Information about Buckminster Fuller from Wikipedia Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller (July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983) was an American systems theorist, architect, engineer, author, designer, i...

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Jane Addams MP (1860 - 1935)

Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935) was the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In a long, complex career, she was a pioneer settlement worker, founder of Hull...

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Dr. Alice Hamilton MP (1869 - 1970)

Alice Hamilton (February 27, 1869 – September 22, 1970) was the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University and was a leading expert in the field of occupational health. She was...

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Benjamin Franklin, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1706 - 1790)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor #: A041702 Of all the accomplishment of Ben Franklin you must take into account, his opening remark in his autobiography: "I Benj...

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James Cameron MP

Malibu, Los Angeles County, California, United States

The top-tiered action director of his generation, James Cameron reshaped 1980s and '90s Hollywood with a string of lucrative multimillion-dollar films remarkable for their marriage of technical wizardr...

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Thomas Robert Malthus MP (1766 - 1834)

The Reverend[1] Thomas Robert Malthus FRS (14 February 1766 – 29 December 1834)[2] was a British scholar, influential in political economy and demography.[3][4] Malthus popularised the economic ...

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Emily Dickinson MP (1830 - 1886)

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in the quiet community of Amherst, Massachusetts, the second daughter of Edward and Emily Norcross Dickinson. Emily, Austin (her older brother)...

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Claude Monet MP (1840 - 1926)

Oscar Claude Monet, better known as Claude Monet, was a founder and central figure of the 19th century art movement known as Impressionism, expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as app...

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Albert Abraham Einstein, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1921 MP (1879 - 1955)

Albert Abraham Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955; Hebrew: אלברט אברהם איינ&#...

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Khalil Gibran MP (1883 - 1931)

Khalil Gibran ; born Gubran Khalil Gubran , in academic contexts often spelled Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān, Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān, or Jibrān Xalīl Jibr&#...

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Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor MP (1847 - 1931)

Thomas Edison ACS Landmark Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist, and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced lif...

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Mahatma Gandhi, महात्मा MP (1869 - 1948)

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi , born 2 October 1869[1] – 30 January 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-vi...

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George Clooney MP

After a decade spent toiling on series television, mostly in roles easily forgotten, actor George Clooney jolted to stardom with his portrayal of the charming, but troubled pediatrician Doug Ross on th...

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Robert Redford MP

Charles Robert Redford, Jr. (born August 18, 1936), better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and founder of the Su...

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Leonardo DiCaprio MP

Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor, producer and environmentalist who rose to stardom from his role as Jack Dawson in the James Cameron blockbuster Titanic. He is one of Hollywood's leading perform...

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Frederic Edwin Church MP (1826 - 1900)

Frederic Edwin Church (May 4, 1826 – April 7, 1900) was an American landscape painter born in Hartford, Connecticut. He was a central figure in the Hudson River School of American landscape pain...

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Dian Fossey MP (1932 - 1985)

Dian Fossey (pronounced /daɪˈæn ˈfɒsi/, January 16, 1932 – December 26, 1985) was an American zoologist who undertook an extensive study of gorilla groups over...

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Gifford Pinchot, Governor, 1st Chief of the U.S. Forest Service MP (1865 - 1946)

Gifford Pinchot (August 11, 1865 – October 4, 1946) was the first Chief of the United States Forest Service (1905–1910) and the 28th Governor of Pennsylvania (1923–1927, 1931...

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Daniel Morgan Boone, Sr. MP (1734 - 1820)

Wikipedia: Daniel Boone (October 22 [November 2 new style], 1734 – September 26, 1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman whose frontier exploits made him one of the first fol...

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Jane Goodall MP

Dame Jane Morris Goodall , DBE (born Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on 3 April 1934), is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be the world's foremo...

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James E. "Jimmy" Carter, 39th President of the USA MP

Plains, Georgia, United States

President Carter's birthdate is October 1, 1924. He was named for his father, but never used any name but Jimmy. He served as the thirty-ninth President of the United States from 1977 to 1981, and ...

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Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States MP (1908 - 1973)

The thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963–1969) and thirty-seventh Vice President of the United States (1961–1963). A Democrat, Johnson succeeded to the presidency following t...

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Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen MP (1872 - 1928)

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈɾuːɑl ˈɑmʉnsən]; 16 July 1872 – c. 18 June 1928) was a Norwegian explorer o...

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Sir Peter Markham Scott, CH, CBE, DSC MP (1909 - 1989)

Sir Peter Markham Scott, CH, CBE, DSC and Bar, MID, FRS, FZS, (14 September 1909 – 29 August 1989) was a British ornithologist, conservationist, painter, naval officer and sportsman. Scott w...

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Stewart Udall, U.S. Secretary of the Interior MP (1920 - 2010)

Wikipedia Stewart Lee Udall (January 31, 1920 – March 20, 2010) was an American politician. After serving three terms as a congressman from Arizona, he served as Secretary of the Interior from...

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William O. Douglas, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP (1898 - 1980)

William Orville Douglas (October 16, 1898 – January 19, 1980) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. With a term lasting 36 years and 209 days, he is the longest-serving ...

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Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, 26th President of the USA MP (1858 - 1919)

Theodore Roosevelt became the first American President to take seriously the concept of the preservation of nature. As President from 1901 to 1909, he designated 150 National Forests, the first 51 Fede...

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Al Gore, 45th Vice President of the USA MP

Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American environmental activist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. He is...

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Sir David Attenborough MP

Attenborough's contribution to broadcasting and wildlife film-making has brought him international recognition. He has been called "the great communicator, the peerless educator" and "the greatest broa...

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Henry David Thoreau MP (1817 - 1862)

Quote from Henry David With every child begins the world again. ---------------------------------- A descendant of Mayflower passenger, Richard Warren. Henry David Thoreau was born 12 July 1817 i...

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Ansel Easton Adams MP (1902 - 1984)

Ansel Easton Adams was an American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West, especially in Yosemite National Park. One of his most famous p...

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Rachel Carson MP (1907 - 1964)

Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Cars...

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Octavia Hill MP (1835 - 1912)

Octavia Hill From Wikipedia (3 December 1838 – 13 August 1912) was an English social reformer, whose main concern was the welfare of the inhabitants of cities, especially London, in the se...

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Gaylord A. Nelson, U.S. Senator MP (1916 - 2005)

Gaylord Anton Nelson (June 4, 1916 – July 3, 2005) was an American politician from Wisconsin who served as a United States Senator and governor. The sponsor of several significant environ...

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