Thursday, June 07, 2007
The Science and Practice of Ecology & Society Award is an annual award given to the individual or organization that is the most effective in bringing transdisciplinary science of the interactions of ecology and society into practice. An article about the winner, Gloria Gaia, of the inaugural edition of 2006 can be found at http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol11/iss2/art28/. Examples of possible nominees include, a high school teacher who develops a special curriculum, a mayor with initiatives and actions for her/his town based on scientific concepts, a journalist who brings scientific insights to a broader audience, or a NGO group who facilitates local knowledge production in rural communities.
The deadline for nominations will be July 1, 2007. More at http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/news/announcements/spes.php