Last Updated: Jul 28, 2017
- Al Gore (1948- ): Topic Page
US Democratic politician and environmentalist, vice-president 1993-2001.
- Aldo Leopold (1887-1948): Topic Page
US conservationist and ecologist. MORE
- Ansel Adams (1902 - 1984): Topic Page
American photographer, b. San Francisco. He began taking photographs in the High Sierra and Yosemite Valley, with which his name is permanently associated, becoming professional in 1930.
- David Bellamy (1933 - ): Topic Page
British botanist, writer, and broadcaster.
- Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862): Topic Page
US naturalist and author; his experiment in living in solitude recorded in Walden (1854), his thoughts on the individual in society in Civil Disobedience (1849). MORE
- John Muir (1838-1914): Topic Page
Explorer, naturalist, and conservationist, born in Dunbar, East Lothian, E Scotland, UK. MORE
- Rachel Carson (1907-1964): Topic Page
American environmentalist and writer whose best-known work, Silent Spring (1962), condemns the use of pesticides hazardous to wildlife.
- Sir David Attenborough (1926 - ):Topic Page
Naturalist and broadcaster, born in London, UK, the brother of Richard Attenborough.
- Ecofeminism: Topic Page
A movement or theory that applies feminist principles and ideas to ecological issues. MORE
- Environmentalism: Topic Page
Movement to protect the quality and continuity of life through conservation of natural resources, prevention of pollution, and control of land use. MORE
- Green Politics
From Green Consumerism: An A-to-Z Guide
Green politics refers to the political sphere of the Green movement (this article will capitalize Green for clarity), an international movement that often overlaps with other political movements but tends to describe itself as more than merely political and concerned with more than just specifics of governance. MORE
- Kyoto Protocol: Topic Page
International protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that was agreed at Kyoto, Japan, in December 1997. MORE
- Recycling: Topic Page
The process of recovering and reusing waste products—from household use, manufacturing, agriculture, and business—and thereby reducing their burden on the environment. MORE
- Sustainable Development
From Encyclopedia of Black Studies
Sustainable development: formally it is ‘development which meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. This should make us think about how we currently use our natural resources at the future expense of our children. MORE