Organic farmer. He has planted as many trees as he has lived days: 26,000. He is also a writer, having authored 111 books, co-authored 11, and contributed to another 73. In addition, he has published 2,587 articles in 15 newspapers, 20 blogs and 149 magazines, and edited eight encyclopaedias. Furthermore, he has curated and contributed to 31 exhibitions and has worked on 340 television programmes, mainly writing scripts for documentaries, but also directing. He has made around 5,800 radio programmes and given around 2,500 lectures. He was the first Spaniard on the UN’s GLOBAL 500 list. Wilderness Writing Award (only five winners in the world). The only Spaniard to win the National Environment Award twice. BBVA Prize for education in biodiversity. A candidate for both the Goya and the Oscar awards for his work on Winged Migrations. An ecological activist for the last 52 years, and a member of 34 NGOs, a number of which he founded and has chaired. Scholar and Extremadura Gold Medal winner. He has had a secondary school, three lakes, three trees, a mountain, a museum, a literary award, a greenhouse, a literary award, a cocktail and a network of nature reserves named after him. The aim of all this has been the almost impossible task of saving that which has saved him.