Suzlon chief Tulsi Tanti, geologist D P Dobhal on Time`s `Heroes of Environment'' list
22 October 2007Mumbai: Tulsi Tanti, who heads wind power major Suzlon Energy and D P Dobhal of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology have made to the Time magazine''s list of `Global Environment Champions.''
Tanti and Dobhal are the only two Indians on the list, which focuses on those who are making efforts to address the pressing questions of sustainability.
While Tanti, chairman of Suzlon Energy, the fourth largest wind turbine maker in the world, has been named as one of the ''moguls'' and `entrepreneurs'', Dobhal, a glaciologist, is placed in the scientists and innovators category.
The ''Heroes of the Environment'' list includes some prominent names like Nobel Peace Prize winner and former US vice president Al Gore, German chancellor Angela Merkel, Prince Charles of Wales and former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev.
"The environment isn''t bound by borders on the map and neither are our heroes. So we selected candidates from developed countries, where environmentalism has had time to take root, and from developing nations, where tomorrow''s green battles will be fought", the magazine said in the cover story of its latest Asia edition.