Juan López de Uralde is environmentalist, and has always been linked to the study and protection of nature. He was diirector of Greenpeace Spain from2001 to 2010.
He had previously worked in Amsterdam in coordinating international campaigns for Greenpeace. He was a member of the Environmental Advisory Council, and the National Water Council and Secretary General of CODA in 1986/87. His latest book is called "The Planet of the Stupid" (E. Temas de Hoy, 2010).