Dr. Vo Quy, well known Environmental pioneer, dies at 87 (1929-2017)

 

11/1 The New York Times: Vo Quy, Father of Environmental Conservation in Vietnam, Dies at 87 - Dr. Quy was well known for his poinering studies om Vietnam's wildlife.

27/2 2014 VBN: Professor Vo Quy – Hero of the environment - TIME magazine awarded Prof. Vo Quy the title Hero of the environment. He is the first Vietnamese and also the second Asian that has been awarded the Blue Planet prize by the ASAHI foundation, Japan in 2003, which is described as the Nobel Prize for the environmental sciences. 9 years later, in 2012, he is one of three scientists that received the MIDORI prize for biodiversity.

1/12 2008 Terra Daily: Vo Quy, father of Vietnam's environmental movement - Today the zoologist and author of "Birds of Vietnam" has a bagful of global environmental awards for his lifetime of advocacy and is considered the father of Vietnam's still small environmental movement.

24/9 2008 TIME: SCIENTISTS & INNOVATORS: Vo Quy - Heroes of the Environment 2008 - A special report on the eco-pioneers fighting for a cleaner, greener future