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Living with Nature

The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity

Aired: March 10, 2017


The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity honors remarkable contributions to conservation and the sustainable use of biodiversity globally, regionally, and locally. It was established in 2010 and organized by the AEON Environmental Foundation along with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP. The program features the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2016 winners, introducing their activities for preserving biodiversity, and delves into the details of their messages.

The 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity(CBD COP13)was held in Cancun of Mexico in December 2016. The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity was awarded to three unique and energetic people at this event where cabinet ministers from all over the world gather.

Dr. Alfonso Aguirre-Muñoz has contributed to the preservation of unique species on islands in Mexico.
Dr. Vandana Shiva has dedicated herself to promoting organic farming to protect farmers’ rights and biodiversity.
Dr. Yury Darman has devoted himself to establishing international nature reserves for the Amur tiger and other animals in the far eastern regions of Russia.

This program provides exclusive coverage of these MIDORI Prize winners.


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