1990 Laureate, Environment
Conservationist Suryo Prawiroatmodjo, who died on 8 May, long believed that in order to protect our natural environment, people’s attitudes towards it must be radically changed. Winner of a Rolex Award for Enterprise in 1990, he brought about profound changes to attitudes in and beyond his native Indonesia. In recent years a struggle with illness made him even more determined to persuade people to save this threatened planet.
year in which an environmental education centre for Bali opened in Sanur
members in the Environmental Educators Network of Indonesia
number of recipes Suryo gathered into a cookbook for solar cookers