Professor Liang Congjie, founder of Friends of Nature, passed away at 78

Oct 28, 2010

Professor Liang was the son of Liang Sichen, a highly respected scholar and architect and grandson of Liang Qichao, a Chinese reformist in the Qing Dynasty. He was a founding member of Friends of Nature, one of the first environmental NGOs officially registered in China. He is regarded as a pioneer of civil environmental movement in China.

Here is a tribute to Professor Liang by Christina Larson from the New America Foundation Liang Congjie: The Godfather of China's Green Movement

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