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Zayed Prize awarded to Dr. Jane Lubchenco

June 19th, 2008

Valued at $1 Million, the Zayed Prize is the world’s most valuable environmental award:

To recognize and promote major pioneering contributions in the field of environment and sustainable development, in accordance with the development philosophy and vision of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and in support of global initiatives such as the Agenda 21, the Millennium Development Goals, and the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation for Sustainable Development

For the fourth cycle (2005-2007), in the category of scientific or technological achievements, the award and prize of $300,000 is shared between Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Dr. V. Ramanathan, a climatologist from India. A ceremony was held in Dubai last week.

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