Hydrologist, Activist and Initiative Lead
Rain for Climate
Michal Kravčík is a Slovak hydrologist and environmentalist. He graduated from the Civil Engineering Faculty of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, after which he received a title Dipl Ing. PhD.. He has worked for 8 years at the Slovak Academy of Sciences. His activity relates to promoting ecological solutions for integrated river basin management. He has published numerous works, including "New Water Paradigm – Water for the Recovery of Climate" in 2007. He is a founding member and Chairman of the non-governmental organisation, People and Water (in Slovakian: MVO Ľudia a voda). He is also a member of the ASHOKA organisation. He was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 1999 for his contributions to the water management of the Torysa River.