Arturo Massol is co director of Casa Pueblo, a non-profit environmental watchdog community-based organization in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, founded by his father Alexis Massol-González, a civil engineer and winner of the 2002 Goldman Environmental Prize.

 

Casa Pueblo is a community-based organization that promotes, through voluntary participation of individuals and groups, protection of the environment.  Its mission is to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places in Puerto Rico; to practice and promote the responsible use of the land's ecosystems and resources; to educate and enlist others to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives. 

 

Arturo Massol is a Professor of Microbiology and Ecology at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez and an internationally respected environmental advocate. 

Arturo Massol