Ramsar Standing Committee awards Ramsar Conservation Award

In the categories of science, management, and education, each to be accompanied by the US$ 10,000 Evian Prize donated by the private sector Danone Group and all to be conferred in a suitably celebratory manner in ceremonies at COP9 in Kampala in November. The winners are listed here and further background, photos, interviews, and what not else will surely follow along pretty soon o­n the website of the Ramsar Convention.

In the science category, Prof. Shuming Cai of the Chinese Academy of Science; in the management category, Dr. SH. A. Nezami Baloochi of the Department of Environment in the Province of Gilan, Islamic Republic of Iran; and in the education category, a shared award between the Wetlands Centre Australia in Shortland, NSW, Australia and Ms Reiko Nakamura of the Ramsar Centre Japan.

Source: website of the Ramsar Convention o­n Wetlands

Updated on 8/26/2005 5:08:15 PM.