The who s who of environmental science
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 8

The who’s who of environmental science PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 79 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

The who’s who of environmental science. John James Audubon (1785-1851). Think birds! Painter of birds and wildlife. Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862). Writer Walden Pond – getting away from society and living simply. Theodore Roosevelt (1858 – 1919).

Download Presentation

The who’s who of environmental science

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


The who’s who of environmental science


John James Audubon(1785-1851)

  • Think birds!

  • Painter of birds and wildlife


Henry David Thoreau(1817 – 1862)

  • Writer

  • Walden Pond – getting away from society and living simply


Theodore Roosevelt(1858 – 1919)

  • President: created 1st National Park, Antiquities Act, National Park Service

 "Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people."


John Muir(1838-1914)

  • Vital in getting Yosemite and Sequoia established as a National Park

  • Founder of the Sierra Club


Franklin Roosevelt(1882-1945)

  • American Dust Bowl led to soil conservation Service formation

  • Think jobs during the Depression, including the Hoover Dam


Aldo Leopold(1886-1948)

  • A Sand County Almanac need to conserve wilderness

  • Wildlife manangement


Rachel Carson(1907 – 1964)

  • Silent Spring

  • Exposed harm of pesticides, especially DDTS


  • Login