Prince Albert I Medals: prizewinners

Here are some of the great names that the Institute of Oceanography has recently awarded a Grand Medal…

science category

2019 : Pr. Lisa Ann LEVIN, Oceanographer, author and co-founder of the Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative (DOSI)

2018 : Pr Eric KARSENTI, Emeritus research director at CNRS and EMBL, member of the Academy of Sciences and scientific director of the Tara Oceans expedition.

2017: Prof. John RAVEN, Emeritus Professor of Plant Science at the University of Dundee in Scotland. Honorary Life Member of the British Phycological Society, Fellow of the Royal Society.

2016: Daniel PAULY, Researcher Emeritus at the University of British Columbia’s Institute for Oceans and Fisheries, he is also the founder of the international database FishBase.

2015: Corinne LE QUERE, Professor of Climate Change Science and Policy at the University of East Anglia, and Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.

Cérémonie Médailels
Daniel Pauly, 2016 prizewinner
Cérémonie des remises de la médaile Albert Ier

mediation category

2019 : Ban KI-MOON, aformer Secretary General of the United Nations, at the origin of the creation of the Sustainable Development Goal n° 14 on the Ocean. Secretary General of the United Nations from 2007 to 2016

2018 : Dame Ellen MacARTHUR, Former sailor and President of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. 

2016 : Eric ORSENNA, writer, author of some thirty books, and former cultural advisor to French President François Mitterrand.

2015 : Leonardo DiCAPRIO, actor, president of the DiCaprio Foundation.

2014: Sandra BESSUDO, former member of the Government of Colombia as High Presidential Advisor for Environmental Management, Biodiversity, Water and Climate Change.

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