Niki Goulandris is a well-known personality: her message combines ecological principles with cultural values and she has contributed significantly in nature conservation while also promoting man's cultural achievements. She strongly promotes the concept that the hope for the future lies in the interplay between biological and cultural processes, which would add new ethical dimensions to the understanding of human situations. Her strong conviction is that the world needs a new code of values for the future if a proper equilibrium between nature and society is to be achieved.