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 Dr. Kathy MacKinnon has been awarded the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018

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  • Climate and disaster risks
  • Wetland values, status and trends

We are proud to announce that Dr. Kathy MacKinnon, Vice-Chair of our Supervisory Council, has been awarded the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018. The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity is a prestigious biennial international award organised by the AEON Environmental Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

A noted author and influencer in the field of biodiversity conservation, Kathy MacKinnon is life-long champion of wetlands and has been involved since the start-up of Wetlands International in Asia-Pacific. This award and the recognition that it brings is very well deserved and Wetlands International is delighted for Kathy.

Photo of the banner: Dr. Kathy MacKinnon with the Supervisory Council, on a field trip in India in 2014.

For more information: Press release MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018