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10 environmentally friendly superheroes

By: Bryan Nelson on April 9, 2010, 12:41 p.m.
Poison Ivy

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Poison Ivy

She is often portrayed in the comics as a supervillain, but hardcore environmentalists might disagree with that judgment call. Poison Ivy is obsessed with plants, botany and environmentalism — so much that her passion often leads to acts of eco-terrorism. Her abilities include being able to control and communicate with all plant life, including using their toxins to poison people. She can also use plant pheromones to make her sexual advances irresistible, though her green, form-fitting one-piece bathing suit helps, too.