Sook Pyo Kwon
Since 1986 Professor Kwon, an environmental scientist, has conducted research on industrial pollution. In 1962 he lobbied successfully for the first environmental legislation in Korea, and in 1968 he established the institute for environmental research at Yonsei University. Professor kwon serves in senior positions on government committees and NGOs dealing with environment. His 250 articles and 15 books, and numerous lectures and interviews on radio and TV have helped increase environmental awareness in the Republic of Korea.