Xurxo Vivero Pérez

Category: Ecologist, teacher, writer and political activist
Birth Date: 17th July 1949
Birth Place: A Coruña

Since he was very young, his father, who was a member of the Spanish Society of Ornithology, introduced him in the natural world. He made this activity compatible with his great literary vocation. He is a Literature teacher of Secondary Education. He founded the group 'Colectivo Ecologista Radical' to defend environment. Together with other people, he also founded the 'Environmental Collective in defence against nature' and the Assembly of Environmental Groups in Galicia. From 1987 to 1999, he took an active part in politics with the political party 'Os verdes de Galicia'.

 Work & Activities

BOOKS: - As Donas do Vento. Aves rapaces de Galicia, ?Xerais? Publications. - Eses Nobres cazadores. Mamíferos carnívoros de Galicia, ?Xerais? Publications. - Veciños do Home. Aves urbanas de Galicia, ?Xerais? Publications. - Un ano nos Ancares, ?Xerais? Publications. - Un año en el Courel, ?Xerais? Publications. - Naturaleza varia (selection of articles in Spanish language), ?Xerais? Publications. He is the author of many articles, lectures and radio programmes. He has been collaborating in the newspaper El Progreso and the radio station 'Radio Ser' for some years.

 Other Interesting Aspects

In 1992, he was nominated as 'Lucense del año'.