This page is intended to display posts which contain profiles of some important figures in the Deep Ecology movement. It is far from exhaustive, being a work in progress. For information about the team behind this website, please visit our “who are we” page

  • Profile: Arne Naess

    Widely regarded as the foremost Norwegian philosopher and one of the most influential intellectuals of the twentieth century, Arne Naess was an inspirational figure within the environmental movement of the […]

  • Profile: Joanna Macy

    Joanna Macy PhD, is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. The author of more than twelve books, she is the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects.

  • Profile: John Seed

    John Seed  is founder and director of the Rainforest Information Centre in Australia.  Since 1979 he has been involved in the direct actions which have resulted in the protection of the Australian rainforests. […]

  • Profile: Pat Fleming

    Pat Fleming grew up in England within a northern Irish family, and has dual nationality with Australia after working here in the eighties. She’s recently moved with her partner to […]

  • Profile: Lynne Margulis

    Lynn Margulis (born Lynn Petra Alexander;[2][3] March 5, 1938 – November 22, 2011)[4] was an American evolutionary biologist, and was the primary modern proponent for the significance of symbiosis in […]

  • Profile: James Lovelock

    James Ephraim Lovelock CH CBE FRS (26 July 1919 – 26 July 2022) was an English independent scientist, environmentalist and futurist. He is best known for proposing the Gaia hypothesis, […]

  • Profile: Elisabet Sahtouris, M.S., Ph.D

    Elisabet Sahtouris, M.S., Ph.D is an evolution biologist, futurist, professor, speaker, author and sustainability consultant to businesses, government agencies and other organizations. She is a US and Greek citizen who […]

  • Profile: Vimala Thakar Vimala Thakar (1921-2009) a philosopher, social activist and mystic, and woman before her time who overturned the norms of Indian Spiritual and Political life in the mid-20th century, treading […]