SWS member Dhrubajyoti Ghosh received the Luc Hoffmann Award this September at the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii. This prestigious award is given to those who set exceptional examples of conservation and ecosystem management. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) awarded Ghosh for his work on the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW) and its success in treating the city's wastewater. The EKW gained recognition when it was named a Ramsar site, a Wetland of International Importance. Read more here.
Read The Guardian's article on Ghosh, The miracle of Kolkata's wetlands - and one man's struggle to save them.