In response to society's destruction of the environment, many people have taken the initiative to preserve the natural world. Environmentalists, scientists, and others with a genuine interest in the environment have helped to save the planet throughout history.
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about some of the people who have been the most important in developing our understanding of the environment and protecting the earth.
Theodore Roosevelt have also played a major role in shaping the modern environment through government action and policy. Without other leaders to continue their work into the future, many past successes could be lost.
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People Count – A television program by the Environmental News Network that highlights the stories of people around the world who are working to save the environment.Environmentalists – Yahoo's list of environmentalists. There are several major historical figures who have been involved with the environment in diverse ways.