Anil Agarwal (environmentalist)

Anil Agarwal (Environmentalist)

Anil Agarwal (environmentalist)

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Anil Agarwal (1947 – January 2, 2002) was an Indian journalist and environmentalist who founded the Centre for Science and Environment in 1980.

Agarwal, trained as a mechanical engineer at IIT Kanpur, worked as a science correspondent for the Hindustan Times. He was the editor of "Down To Earth", a science and environment magazine, and wrote widely for international publications. He wrote numerous books on science and environment in India.

In 1987, the United Nations Environment Programme elected him to its Global 500 Roll of Honour for his work in the national and international arena. The Indian Government also honoured him with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan for his work in environment and development.

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Further reading

  • Agarwal, A. and S. Narain. 1982. The State of India’s Environment: A Citizens’ Report, , New Delhi: Centre for Science and Environment.
  • Agarwal, A. and S. Narain. 1989. Towards Green Villages: A Strategy for Environmentally Sound and Participatory Rural Development. New Delhi: Centre for Science and Environment.
  • Agarwal, A and S.Narain (eds.). 1991. Floods, Flood Plains and Environmental Myths. New Delhi: Centre for Science and Environment.
  • Agarwal, A. and S. Narain. 1991. Global Warming in an Unequal World. New Delhi: Centre for Science and Environment.
  • Agarwal, A. and S. Narain. 1992. Towards a Greener World: Should Global Environmental Management be Built on Legal Convention or Human Rights? New Delhi:......
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