Mr. Dunphy has for many years played a leading role in several Australian NGOs and government committees concerned with environmental management. As Vice President of the Australian Conservation Foundation since 1983, he has worked successfully for the creation and management of national parks.
An international non-profit-making volunteer organisation based in Los Angeles, CA, USA, Educational Communications is a leader in environmental broadcasting. They have produced since 1977 the "environmental directions" radio series, the longest running environmental programme in the USA. The three-times Emmy-nominated weekly television series "Econews" has been aired nationwide since 1984. Educational Communications has produced over 1300 publications, audiocassettes, and videocassettes about the ecological crisis and received numerous other honours and awards for its work on conservation, social and peace issues.
Anne Howland Ehrlich
For over two decades Dr. Ehrlich, a senior research associate in biology, has contributed significantly to policy research on human ecology. With her husband, Paul Ehrlich, she has helped created a greater understanding by scientists and decision makers of the intricate relationship between population growth and the environment.
Dr. Eliassen conducted pioneer research on airborne transport of sulphur and nitrogen, two common air pollutants, which formed the scientific basis for the 1979 Geneva Convention on long-range transboundary air pollution. The convention has led to the reduction of sulphur dioxide emissions in Europe. He is actively involved in air pollution monitoring for both East and West Europe.
Environmental Education Leading Group of Chaozhou City
The Group has been developing education for environmental protection in 598 primary and middle schools and 459 kindergartens since 1980. In the nationwide competition on "man and environment" the students won 80 percent of the first prizes in the province. The students are active in pollution work, afforestation, and protection of beneficial birds and insects. Their experiences were reported to provincial and national conferences in 1983-1987.