10 Maiores Celebridades Verdes

10 Green Celebrities
Much of the activism - be it environmental or otherwise - is done through strategies of pressure and change of mindset, so the help of local celebrities or world is precious to a real action plan.

1. Gisele Bundchen
Green Celebrity
Green CelebrityGota D´Agua
Considered one of the most beautiful women in the world, Gisele Bundchen has been named the celebrity Greener World International in 2011 and Goodwill Ambassador for UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) since 2009.
The Brazilian model devotes much of his time and money to environmental causes, working directly with the movement Gota D'Água.

2. Robert Redford
Green Celebrity
The actor is a known environmental activist for many years, having founded the Sundance Institute and working directly with the Natural Resources Defense Council U.S..
Redford has written several articles on the relationship of the oil industry and the U.S. Government, fossil fuels, among others. "We should not subsidize the destruction of our planet," Redford wrote in June for the Rio +20 conference.

3. Meryl Streep
Green Celebrity
In 1989, the actress created the Mother and Others, after reading a report by the Natural Resources Defense Council on pesticides. Since then and until 2001, this group sensitized consumers to chemicals and toxins that have become a commonplace for non-organic foods. The activism Streep by organic food, however, remains today.

4. Alec Baldwin
Green Celebrity
Actor Alec Baldwin is one of the largest North American activists for clean energy and against the oil industry. "The main problem of the anti-nuclear movement is this constant lie that nuclear energy is clean," he explained.

5. Natalie Portman
Green Celebrity
Vegetarian since childhood, Portman became vegan after reading the book "Eating Animals" by Jonathan Safran Foer. "The human cost of animal factories - both in relation to the welfare of workers and, even more, the environmental effects of mass production of animals - it's amazing," the actress wrote.
At times, Portman traveled to Rwanda to film a documentary about endangered gorillas and drew their own vegan shoes, among other environmental initiatives.

6. Brad Pitt
Green Celebrity
Brad Pitt has already given the guy for several initiatives related to sustainability - animal rights, sustainable living and green buildings. Pitt co-founded the Make It Right Foundation, which is rebuilding New Orleans neighborhoods - destroyed by Hurricane Katrina - with environmentally friendly technologies. Finally, in 2006, Pitt and his wife Angelina Jolie have donated € 1.5 million (£ 3.9 million) for the African Wildlife Sanctuary.

7. George Clooney
Green Celebrity
Is the celebrity best known for environmental activism - not that it has to be arrested, as already happened. "We can not be spokesmen unless we are committed to the cause," he said one day. And that is what the actor has done, helping to launch the campaign Oil Change, which aims to reduce U.S. dependence on oil by protesting in favor of aid to Sudan and Darfur or in post-Katrina and post-earthquake Haiti.
Meanwhile, Clooney leads two trams and made the cover of the first edition of Vanity Fair Green.

8. Leonardo DiCaprio
Green Celebrity
Leonardo DiCaprio Green Celebrity
It is another of the best known environmental activists, part of the Natural Resources Defense Council and Global Green USA. DiCaprio created the environmental documentary "The 11th hour", where he explained that "it is clear that humans have had a devastating impact on Earth's ecological network." The actor has donated € 745 000 (£ 1.96 million) to the WWF.

9. StingGreen Celebrity
Sting Green CelebrityThe British musician founded the Rainforest Foundation Fund to preserve the rainforest and protect indigenous peoples. "Sting and I founded the Rainforest Fund after we have seen with our own eyes the destruction of one of our most precious resources," said Sting's wife, Trudie Styler. The association has already saved 115 thousand square kilometers of rainforest.

10. Woody Harrelson
Green Celebrity
Became vegan for 25 years and is a leading activist against the oil industry. "The oil companies just want to get the most they can from the soil and make a lot of money before the transition to something else. It is time for a strong activism, especially related to our dependence on oil, "he said in 1997.

And more:
Glenn Close
Colin Firth
Pierce Brosnan
Daryl Hannah
Alicia Silverstone
Mark Ruffalo
Adrian Grenier

Source: huffingtonpost.com


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