15 Green Spiritual Leaders
The Dalai Lama
Founded on the idea that a basic human right is that to a clean environment, the Dalai Lama has worked tirelessly for protecting wildlife, among other environmental concerns. He was listed in the U.K. Environment Agency's top 100 green campaigners of all-time in 2006, and places and emphasis on being kind towards the planet. The Dalai Lama states on ecology issues, "It is therefore part of our responsibility towards others to ensure that the world we pass on is as healthy, if not healthier, than we found it."