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/