China Environmental News Network (CEN)
CEN, published three times a week and with a circulation of 600,000, promotes environmental awareness particularly as it concerns afforestation and the conservation of China's endangered species, the Giant Panda and the Golden Monkey. Over 1,000 CEN articles have been reprinted by other Chinese publications.
Caribbean Conservation Association (CCA)
A Caribbean non-governmental organisation, founded in 1967, CCA has brought together governments and NG0s in the region to work together for sustainable development. CCA is the implementing agency for UNEP's Caribbean Action Plan on environmental education and public awareness in 28 states.
Charles L. Caccia
Charles Caccia was born and educated in
Mr. Caccia was first elected to public office as member of the City of
In September 1981, Prime Minister Trudeau appointed him Minister of Labour, and in August 1983, Minister of the Environment. From September 1984 to November 1988 he acted as Liberal Opposition Critic on environment issues.
Charles Caccia chaired the Standing Committee of the House of Commons on Environment and Sustainable Development from 1994 to 2004 as well as the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association from 1994 to 2004.
He is presently Senior Fellow at the Institute of the Environment,
His current activities involve issues of nuclear waste, climate change, use of pesticides, air and water pollution, urban sprawl, protection of pollinators and boreal forest.
Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland
The Prime Minister of Norway and Chairman of the UN World Commission on Environment and Development. Ms. Brundtland served as Minister for the Environment from 1974-1979.
Dr. Lester R. Brown
Mr. Brown is President of the WorldWatch Institute, based in Washington DC, and is a prominent writer and speaker on environmental issues. He addresses issues such as food security, population, and sustainable utilisation of natural resources.
Mr. Boateng has, since 1984, trained over 60,000 villagers in how to prevent and control forest and bush fires in Ghana. His efforts have made a significant impact and has resulted in important financial savings.
Leader of India's famous "Chipko" movement to protect and replant trees in the Himalaya forests.
In East Africa, the Foundation promotes environmental conservation and sustainable development. Its programme focuses on tree and woodfuel conservation through education and training and the dissemination of efficient cooking systems.
Bamburi Portland Cement Ltd
This company successfully "greened" their entire factory and quarry sites by tree planting and landscaping. A self-sustaining and self-financing integrated forest ecosystem has been established covering an area of 200 hectares with over 1.5 million trees planted.
It is a model for Africa and indeed the world in environmental rehabilitation of industrial wastelands.
Sir David Attenborough
An outstanding producer and presenter of environmental and wildlife television programmes. He is a committed conservationist who has written extensively on the subject.