environmentalist environmentalist  /ɪn ˌvaɪ rən ˈmɛn tə lɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution

Usage(s):

  1. In her memoir Unbowed , Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai recalls her early childhood in the shadow of Mount Kenya.
  2. If your image of an environmentalist is an organic fiber-wearing vegan who likes to tout the health benefits of hemp tea, Fred Krupp is here to dissuade you.
  3. An esteemed explorer and environmentalist, Will Steger will make a 1,400-mile dogsled trip across the Arctic next month, at 64.

News

  1. Randy Udall of Carbondale missing in Wyoming since June 26

    CARBONDALE — Environmentalist James “Randy” Udall, 61, has been reported missing in the Wind River Range of western Wyoming, near the town of Pinedale, after he reportedly went hiking alone and failed to return as scheduled on June 26.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Summit Daily News

  2. Is Obama slowly winning over Bill McKibben?

    The president's standard for approving Keystone pipeline is "a good one," the leading environmentalist tells Salon        
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Salon.com

  3. Environmentalist: Pittsburgh Schools Don’t Recycle

    David Hughes has lived next door to Minadeo School for decades and as an environmentalist it's bothered him no end that the school apparently does not recycle.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: CBS Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. In an interview with a Fairbanks newspaper within the last year, Palin said: "I'm not an Al Gore, doom-and-gloom environmentalist blaming the changes in our climate on human activity."
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Australian Prime Minister John Howard says, "This is a fitting tribute to a passionate environmentalist and a great Australian".
    on Jul 29, 2007 By: John Howard Source: FemaleFirst.co.uk

  3. "I would consider myself an environmentalist in the true sense of the word," Trump said.
    on Nov 29, 2007 By: Donald Trump Source: Conde Nast Portfolio

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