Romulus Whitaker

2008 Associate Laureate, Environment
India, Born 1943

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India’s unconventional conservationist

December 20, 2012

Born in upstate New York, Romulus Whitaker, 69, long ago made India his home and is now an Indian citizen. Today, he has an iconic status as a herpetologist and wildlife conservationist thanks to his work saving reptiles, conserving rainforests and other ecosystems, as well as mentoring...

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Protecting India’s Water

September 14, 2011

Since receiving his Rolex Award in 2008, naturalist Romulus Whitaker has been travelling throughout India consolidating his network of weather research stations. Three stations are already fully operational: his pilot project in Agumbe, set up with support from the Whitley Fund for Nature in the U.K., as...

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