|[February 27, 2014]
Nominations Open for The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2014
TOKYO & MONTREAL --(Business Wire)--
Bringing international recognition and a substantial monetary prize to
three outstanding individuals, nominations are now invited for the
MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2014. The call for nominations remains
open from 1 March to 31 May 2014.
The MIDORI Prize, a biennial international prize co-organized by the
AEON Environmental Foundation and the
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), honours
individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the conservation
and sustainable use of biodiversity.
Established by the AEON Environmental Foundation during the 2010
International Year of Biodiversity, the Prize aims to encourage positive
action for biodiversity and inspire others by showcasing the notable
work of those it honours. This year marks the third time that the MIDORI
Prize is being awarded.
Nominations from the public are accepted through the MIDORI Prize
website. Nominations are also invited from experts who are academics,
scientists and others working on biodiversity around the world.
The Prize will be awarded at a special ceremony organized in conjunction
with the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CBD in
Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, in October 2014. The winners will be
awarded the prize at the ceremony and each winner will receive prize
money of 100,000 US dollars.
Nominations: Accepted through the website: www.midoripress-aeon.net/
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