The span of disciplines and activities for which nominations can be made is wide and includes all disciplines which have relevance to the environment.

The research of nominees should be based on scientific grounds but must clearly show impacts outside of the specific discipline.

Please read the Nomination Guidelines before you nominate someone.

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The nomination procedure is in three easy steps. Please make sure that the documents you upload meet the requirements in the Nomination Guidelines.

If we have any questions, the Prize Coordinator will first contact the person doing the nomination, so please give your contact details.

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2022 Laureates

Richard Thompson, Tamara Galloway, Penelope Lindeque

Small pieces of plastics are widely spread all over the world’s oceans and ingested by living creatures. Microplastics are found in zooplankton, fish, seabirds, whales, seals, and also in humans. Yet, the long-term effects of this plastic pollution threat are still largely unknown. Three scientists, Richard Thompson, Tamara Galloway, and Penelope Lindeque, that have conducted […]

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