Last evening H.S.H. Prince Albert II attended the Foundation Prince Albert II de Monaco Awards ceremony held at the Grimaldi Forum. The prince presented several prominent personalities for their exemplary actions in favor of the environment and saving the planet in the areas of preserving biodiversity, access to water, and to fight against desertification.
Here are the winners:
- Gretchen Daily (USA), Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, divides his time between scientific research, education, public information, and work with leaders from all walks to advance practical approaches to address environmental Defies. His scientific research focused on the future dynamics of changes in biodiversity. Professor Daily chaired the project “Natural Capital” whose purpose is to support economic incentives to help conservation. This project is developed in various sites around the world where biodiversity is threatened (China, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Tanzania and the United States).
- Andreas Szollosi-Nagy (Hungary) President of the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education Water, has been instrumental in reforming the teaching of multidisciplinary water resources for the benefit of developing countries. Over the past 17 years, as Governor of the World Water Council, he was instrumental in drawing attention to the issue of water in the world and educate both the general public and policy makers on the subject.
- David Suzuki (Canada) doctor and president of the David Suzuki Foundation, is a scientist and a renowned environmentalist.World-renowned geneticist, he received numerous awards for its work. His career as a creator and facilitator of programs and films of award-winning popular science earned him constant praise for thirty years.
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