Val Plumwood

 

 

Age: 68

 

Summary: Australian renowned feminist and environmental activist who survived a horrific crocodile attack while canoeing near Kakadu in 1985 escaping with terrible wounds to her legs and groin after the beast dragged her underwater three times in a death roll (the maneuver crocodiles use to drown their prey), who spearheaded the fight to save the forest from logging in the 1990's and co-wrote several books and papers on environmentalism.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: August 11, 1939

 

Died: March 1, 2008

 

Location: Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia