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1999 (8th)
Blue Planet Prize Winners

The winners of 1999(8th)

Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich

Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich
USA

Prof. Qu Geping

Prof. Qu Geping
China

Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich (USA)

Born in 1932
Director of the Center of Conservation Biology, Stanford University

For co-funding the new science of conservation biology, for co-authoring the theory of co-evolution and for promoting environmental conservation by warning of a population explosion

Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich
Periodical Book

Periodical Book

Prof. Qu Geping (China)

Born in 1930
Chairman of the Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of the National People's Congress of China

For establishing the legal framework for environmental protection in China based on scientific research and for his conservation efforts throughout that vast country

Prof. Qu Geping
Periodical Book

Periodical Book

  • Information on past Blue Planet Prize laureates corresponds to their titles and positions at the time Prize was awarded.
  • Each year the prize winners give lectures at the "Blue Planet Prize Commemorative Lecture".
  • Every five years, lectures together with essays are compiled and published in a periodical book titled "A Better Future for the Planet Earth".
  • The video of the lectures are available only from 2009.

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