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Harold Mooney wins prestigious Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
Date:4/3/2008

at award included a prize of 500,000 euros (approximately $733,000) that he shared with his co-winner.

In November, he received the 2007 Ramn Margalef Prize for Ecology and Environmental Sciences from the Autonomous Government of Catalonia in Spain. Mooney was recognized as a pioneer in the study of plant physiological ecology and for his international leadership in assessing the impact of climate change and the degradation of ecosystems worldwide. The award, which honors an exceptional scientific career or discovery in the field of ecology or other environmental science, was presented in October in Barcelona and included a prize of 100,000 euros (approximately $145,000).

At 2 p.m. Thursday, April 10, Mooney and Galloway will deliver public lectures at the Davidson Conference Center of the University of Southern California, which administers the prize.


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