Discussion :: Honours and Awards - Section 1 (Q.No.47)
|Randhir Verma said: (Jan 5, 2012)|
|The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established the Global 500 Roll of Honour in 1987 to recognize the environmental achievements of individual. Since the inception of the award in 1987, over 719 individuals and organizations, in both the adult and youth categories, have been honoured with the Global 500 award. Among prominent winners are: Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement, a Kenyan grassroots environmental organisation. She later won the Nobel Peace prize.
Anil Agarwal, the prominent environmentalist from India.
Sir David Attenborough, producer of environmental television programmes.
Dhrubajyoti Ghosh, prominent environmentalist/ecologist from India
Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway
Jimmy Carter, former President of the United States. He later won the Nobel Peace prize.
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