Walter Atilio Fontana
When Mr. Fontana was only 15 years old he was already a dedicated ecologist. At 22 he was an environmental writer and in 1984 he founded the Juvenile Action and Ecological Fight Centre (CALEJ), which promotes environmental education using mass media and teachers. Since 1989 he has presided the Fundacion de Accion Ecologica and organised over 60 courses for teachers and social instructors. In 1990 he became president of the organising committee for the "World Year of the Children and the Environment" held in 18 Argentine cities. He is director of an environmental magazine "Foro Ecologista" ("Ecologist Forum") and writes and directs radio programmes.