Teodor G. Negoita
Chimical Engineer • Romania
“At the very least the rare and magnificent polar beauty should be saved from the slow but inexorable destruction of nature”
Teodor Gheorghe Negoita is the founder and director of the Romanian Polar Research Institute and president and creator of the Romanian Antarctic Foundation. He has conducted 12 Romanian polar research explorations and participated in 5 international expeditions. He established the first Romanian Polar Scientific Research Station in East Antarctica, Law-Racovita. He received the Academic Merit, the highest distinction of the Romanian Academy.