Arun Krishnamurthy, 2012 Young Laureate
Laurent Pordié, 2000 Laureate
In remote Ladakh, a Tibetan herbal medicine has been prevented from dying out, thanks in part to the intervention of French anthropologist and ethno-pharmacologist Laurent Pordié.
Chanda Shroff, 2006 Laureate
More than 22,000 women in India's rugged Kutch region have seen their lives transformed thanks to Chanda Shroff, who, since 1969, has been reviving the embroidery tradition.
Romulus Whitaker, 2008 Associate Laureate
A lifelong interest in snakes has naturally led wildlife conservationist Romulus Whitaker to look for ways to protect the precious water and rainforests of his adopted land.
Piyush Tewari, 2010 Young Laureate
India has the highest number of traffic accidents in the world. Appalled by the needless loss of life, Piyush Tewari is training volunteers in first aid to stop people dying while they wait for emergency care.
Gorur R. Iyengar Gopinath, 1996 Associate Laureate
Ilse Köhler-Rollefson, 2002 Associate Laureate
For over 20 years, Ilse Köhler-Rollefson has been campaigning for the Raika people of Rajasthan and the camels that are at the heart of their lives. Her work has grown rapidly to include the defence of pastoralist peoples worldwide.
Sumit Dagar, 2012 Young Laureate
Many of India's millions of blind people have been left out of the smartphone revolution, increasing their isolation in a fast-moving world. Sumit Dagar is designing a prototype of an affordable Braille phone that will open the door to technology.
Moji Riba, 2008 Associate Laureate
Shekar Dattatri, 2004 Associate Laureate
A childhood love for the animal kingdom naturally led Shekar Dattatri to a career as a wildlife film-maker. As he witnessed the effect of development on the wilderness, he decided to make films that not only document wildlife, but also motivate people to protect it.