People’s Science Movement Leader MK Prasad Dies

Legendary Environmentalist Professor MK Prasad took his last breath on 17 January while going under treatment for Covid-19. MK Prasad dedicated his life to conserving the tropical rainforests of southern India.

The Silent Valley of the Western Ghats, a well-protected, biodiversity-rich national park, is a living memorial for Prasad’s insights, passion, deep reading and commitment to mother nature. An all-time inspiration to environmental activists, Prasad was a progressive people’s science movement leader called “Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishath”.