Environmental activists are the most famous environmentalist groups and their efforts to save the planet and stop the destruction are a cause of worldwide interest. They are not only environmental groups but also social, political and cultural organizations.
Some environmental groups have a major role in stopping and preventing some types of degradation in nature. These are mainly conservationists and environmentalists who work for the preservation of habitats, forests, wildlife, endangered species, desertification and environmental pollution. The most famous environmentalist group is the Sierra Club, which has been instrumental in leading the fight for environmental protection.
Other important environmental groups include the Nature Conservancy and the World Wildlife Fund. These groups work on various issues related to global environmental issues. One of these is stopping illegal deforestation and forest exploitation. They also work towards the prevention of land clearance by creating buffer zones between indigenous communities that are encroaching on their lands. Other environmental groups are focused on improving the quality of human life through sustainable development and environmental protection.
In recent times many famous environmental activists have been arrested or convicted of eco-terrorism activities. This includes such people as the Indian politician, Achuthanandan Mukherjee, who was sentenced to five years in prison for his involvement in the banned organization known as the People’s Movement for West Bengal (PMW) in 2020. Similarly, the Japanese writer Junichiro Tanizaki was sentenced to eight years in prison for his part in the Japan Self-Defense Forces’ attempt to blow up an atomic power plant at Sendai in the Philippines in 1995.
Some prominent environmental activists have become celebrities. Examples of such are Kinky Boots, John Paul II of Vatican City and Pope Paul VI, who was an enforcer for the Third World Movement. Many other environmental activists are popular with the public.
Some famous environmental activists include Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Jane Fonda, and Carl Sagan. Some famous environmental activists that are not as well known are Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. In addition to the political activists listed above, there are many others. Among the many famous environmentalists that are not in public life are farmers in India who fight against land grabbing, conservationists who are fighting for endangered species and farmers in China who have been resisting the destruction of their forests.
Other Environmental Groups
Some of the most famous environmentalist groups are the World Wildlife Fund and the Sierra Club. Both these groups have been in existence for decades and are very popular in the United States.
There are other environmentalist groups as well. For example, the Union of Concerned Scientists has been around for many decades. and is a good source for information about environmental issues in the United States.
Many international environmental activists are not as well known. For example, some of the most well-known environmental activists in the world are Kofi Annan, who has headed many peace and development organizations; David Suzuki who are an environmentalist, and Margaret Thatcher who became an environmental activist during the 1980s.
Among the other famous environmental activists are such people as Kofi Annan, who is the UN Secretary-General, Margaret Thatcher and Jeanette Rankin, who was a long time leader of the Mennonite community in Minnesota. There are also those environmental activists that were members of the British Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. and the World Wildlife Fund.
Many of the most famous environmental activists today are members of environmental groups that are highly educated on issues of global warming. One of the most well known of these is Rachel Carson, who was a prominent advocate for conservation.
One of the most important groups that do not often receive media attention is the Environmental Protection Agency. This agency regulates environmental pollution in the United States.