Anil Kumar Agarwal (born November 23, 1947 - January 2, 2002 ) was an Indian environmental activist. He studied mechanical engineering at IIT Kanpur and worked as a science correspondent for the Hindustan Times newspaper . He was the founder of the Center for Science and Environment , a research institute based in Delhi .
In 1987 the United Nations Environment Program selected him in the Global 500 Award for his work on a national and international level. The Indian government honored him with the Padma Shri (1986) and Padma Bhushan (2002) awards for his work in the fields of environment and development.
- Agarwal, A. and S. Narain . 1982. The State of India's Environment: A Citizens' Report, New Delhi: Center for Science and Environment.
- Agarwal, A. and S. Narain. 1989. Towards Green Villages: A Strategy for Environmentally Sound and Participatory Rural Development. New Delhi: Center for Science and Environment.
- Agarwal, A, and S. Narain (eds.). 1991. Floods, Flood Plains and Environmental Myths. New Delhi: Center for Science and Environment.
- Agarwal, A. and S. Narain. 1991. Global Warming in an Unequal World. New Delhi: Center 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: Center for Science and Environment.
- Agarwal, A. (ed.) 1997. Homicide by Pesticides: What Pollution does to our Bodies. New Delhi: Center for Science and Environment, State of the Environment Series 4.
- Anil Agarwal, The Challenges for the 21st Century. February 3, 1999 accessed at UNEP / Grid-A official website August 29, 2006
- Obituary - An activist-environmentalist. In: Frontline Vol. 19: 2nd edition, 2002
- In memory of Anil Agarwal. ( Memento of February 4, 2012 in the Internet Archive ) Danish Association for International Cooperation (MS)
- Ever the mentor. ( Memento of February 8, 2008 in the Internet Archive ) IndianNGOs.com, December 19, 2005
- Baviskar, A. 2002. An activist-environmentalist, Anil Agarwal, 1947-2002. ( Memento from August 20, 2012 in the Internet Archive ) Frontline.
- CSE Official Biography. cseindia.org (English)
- Forsyth, TJ 2005. Anil Agarwal. Pp. 9-14 in D. Simon (Ed.): Fifty Key Thinkers on Development. London, New York. Routledge.
- T. Jupiter: Anil Agarwal: India's leading environmental campaigner. The Guardian. 2002
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- Padma Awards Directory (1954-2009) . Ministry of Home Affairs (India). Archived from the original on May 10, 2013.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Agarwal, Anil Kumar (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Indian environmental activist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 23, 1947|
|DATE OF DEATH||January 2, 2002|