Josef Velek

Summary

Josef Velek ['jozɛf 'ʋɛlɛk], ing. (Master of Art, Technology) (November 30, 1939 – April 30, 1990) was a Czechoslovak (Czech) journalist, author and environmentalist.

Biography

Velek was born November 30, 1939 in Klínec, Czech Republic.

He began to publish in the sixties, and from 1975 was a member of the editorial staff of the Mladý svět (Young world) weekly. In 1974 he co-founded the Brontosaurus environmentalist movement. He was considered a founder of the Czechoslovak environment-oriented journalism.

Velek died on April 30, 1990 while scuba diving in the Red Sea.[1][2][3]

Published works

  • Jak jsem bránil přírodu (1980)
  • Od polderů k Ardenám (1985)
  • Příběhy pro dvě nohy (1988)
  • Muž přes plot (1989)

Awards

References

  1. ^ "Writing for Change: Can storytelling save the planet?". H-Soz-Kult. Kommunikation und Fachinformation für die Geschichtswissenschaften (in German). 2021-08-12. Retrieved 2021-08-12.
  2. ^ "Government Disregard for Environment Harming Czech Industrial Area : Bohemia: Lawmakers begin to see the need for clean energy in a town where acid rain is 10 times the national average. Yet families continue to be attracted by promises of housing". Los Angeles Times. 1989-12-10. Retrieved 2021-08-12.
  3. ^ ČR, MŽP (2014-12-19). "It's up to you too 2010". http://. Retrieved 2021-08-12.

External links

  • Josef Velek (in Czech)