Joe Franke is a biologist, educator and environmental activist. Since 1998, he has been working with environmentally active religious leaders in Thailand, the Philippines, and Nepal through the Wat Forest Project. A variety of initiatives are being supported through the organization, including forest protection, reforestation, and the development of Christian-, Hindu-, and Buddhist-centered environmental education curricula for free distribution to schools in Asia.
Abstract of paper given at Buddhism and Ecology conference:
This presentation will be about the Wat Forest Project, which seeks to provide material and technical support for the work of Thailand's environmentally active monks.