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Harold Mooney and Peter Raven, winners of the BBVA Foundation Award for Conservation Biology
Date:1/16/2008

The juries of the BBVA Foundation Awards for Biodiversity Conservation have announced their respective decisions in this third edition of the scheme. The Award for Scientific Research in Ecology and Conservation Biology, comprising 500,000 euros, has been granted ex aequo to leading scientists Harold Mooney and Peter Raven.

The Award for Biodiversity Conservation projects in Latin America, with prize money of 250,000 euros, goes to Mexican organization Grupo Ecolgico Sierra Gorda.

The BBVA Foundation Award for Knowledge Dissemination and Communication in Biodiversity Conservation, with a prize of 80,000 euros, goes to the environmental journalist Benigno Varillas.

The BBVA Foundation Awards for Biodiversity Conservation, whose global prize money of over one million euros is the highest of its kind internationally, seek to recognize and support the work of the scientific community, organizations and professionals devoting their energies to the central challenge of the 21st century that is biodiversity conservation. These Awards exemplify the BBVA Foundations commitment to the goals of sustainable development and an improved quality of life for all citizens.

THE BBVA FOUNDATION AWARD FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IN ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

The international jury of the BBVA Foundation Award for Scientific Research in Ecology and Conservation Biology have granted the award destined for the contributions of scientists in any country that have significantly advanced the boundaries of knowledge in this field to Harold Mooney (Paul S. Achilles Professor of Environmental Biology at Stanford University) and Peter H. Raven (Director of the Missouri Botanical Garden) in recognition of their outstanding contributions to understanding the evolutionary and co-evolutionary processes that shape the adaptations of plants, the communities they form, and the diversity and biogeography of those communities, and how plants co
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