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Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:52

Nancy Pearlman

Nancy Pearlman

An award-winning environmental broadcaster, Nancy Pearlman has been promoting the environmental message since 1969 as a journalist, activist, lecturer, college instructor, and nonprofit-making organisation administrator.

She hosts and produces weekly international radio and television series, edits the bi-monthly compendium newsletter, compiles the directory of environmental organisations and writes specialised articles and reports. In 1972 she founded the ecology center of southern California, a regional conservation organisation reaching over 15 million people.

Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:51

Julia Hailes

Julia Hailes

Julia Hailes is a leading opinion former, freelance consultant and speaker on social, environmental and ethical issues.  Her work includes environmental reviews, management briefings and advising companies on policy, strategy and communications.

Julia Hailes is author or co-author of nine books, including the international No.1 best-selling Green Consumer Guide published in 1988 and selling over one million copies. 

In 1987 Julia Hailes founded SustainAbility Ltd with John Elkington, where she was Director and Company Secretary until 1995.  SustainAbility is a leading edge consultancy with an international profile.   Between 1994 and 2000 she was a non-executive director of ‘Out of this World’, a small chain of ‘alternative supermarkets’ and between 2001 and 2006 a non-executive director of Jupiter Global Green Investment Trust, set up by Jupiter Asset Management.

Julia Hailes has spoken at conferences world-wide and has also made numerous television and radio appearances in Britain and abroad.

In 2003 she helped set up the Haller Foundation, and in 2008 she is still a Trustee.  This charity supports environmental conservation through grass routes initiatives such as farmer training and community education.  She also sits on the the Food Ethics Council, which promotes more sustainable food and farming practices and the board of the Ecos Trust, which promotes green building practices.

In 1989 Julia Hailes was elected to the UN `Global 500 Roll of Honour’ for her ‘outstanding environmental achievements'. She was awarded an MBE in the New Years Honours List in 1999.

Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:33

Martin Abraham

Martin Abraham


Dr. Abraham actively promotes consumer and environmental issues through several citizen action networks. From 1984 to 1991, he coordinated "consumer interpol", IOCU's early warning alert system to check the global trade in hazardous products, technologies and wastes. He is a board member of ELCI, has participated in several expert group meetings of UNEP and other UN agencies, and is presently head of IOCU's environment programme, focussing on issues related to consumers and the environment.
Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:31

Ahmed Abdel Rahman Al-Agib

Ahmed Abdel Rahman Al-Agib


Professor Al-Agib's research has contributed to renewable energy and water projects in the Sudan. He is the founder of the Sudan Institute of Solar Energy and chairman of the National Scientific and Technological Research Council.
Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:28

Abdulbar Al-Gain

Abdulbar Al-Gain

Dr. Al-Gain played a key role in the development of the Kuwait Action Plan, a regional strategy for the protection and management of marine environments. He has been Saudi Arabia's official representative at various regional and international environmental conferences.

Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:25

Jassim Mohammad Al-Hassan

Jassim Mohammad Al-Hassan


Professor Al-Hassan has promoted official and public awareness of marine and terrestrial environments through his research publications, films and lectures. Recently he published a book about the environmental catastrophe, which resulted from the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. For 16 years he has researched on marine toxins and their potential use in science and medicine.
Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:23

Gaetano Allotta

Gaetano Allotta


The head of the Sicilian branch of the Italian Navy League which encourages officials and scientists to protect marine environments. The branch has produced more than 30 publications on the subject, including the Italian language version of the Mediterranean action plan to protect and manage the marine environment and its resources. The league stimulates marine research and management through its "man of the sea" awards.

Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:20

Amasachina Self-Help Association

Amasachina Self-Help Association

 

This voluntary organization has promoted self-sufficiency and environmental improvement in rural Ghana since 1967. The association has helped more than 300 villages acquire safe drinking water promoted tree-planting in nearly 100 villages and constructed over 100 dams for small-scale irrigation.
Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:18

Amigos Da Natureza

Amigos Da Natureza


A grassroots NGO formed in 1977, Amigos da Natureza is active in afforestation and the promotion of environmental awareness in Cape Verde, off the West Coast of Africa. The association plants an average of 50,000 trees each year and is also involved in horticulture. The activities have led to "greening" of arid areas in Cape Verde.
Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:14

Les Amis de la Terre

Les Amis de la Terre


This French NGO is related to the network of friends of the earth. The organisation works on general issues such as water pollution, air and atmosphere, energy, waste, agriculture. They publish general reports on these issues.
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