[MARMAM] ECS Conservation Award Nominations

Conor Ryan miolmor at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 03:24:19 PST 2015

Dear Colleagues,

Apologies for any cross-posting.

This is the first call for nominations for the ECS Conservation Award

This will be announced and presented for the sixth time during the 30th ECS
conference in Madeira from 14-16 March. The award is for an outstanding
contribution to the field of marine mammal conservation and/or welfare,
with particular emphasis on contributions to environmental education and/or
to conservation in practice (e.g. leading to improved legislation or

The award will be judged on the basis of a proposal made using the format
given below and related material as described. It will be decided upon by
consensus, or a majority vote of the ECS Conservation Award Committee. The
winner of the award will be announced during the ECS AGM or Conference.
Self-nominations are strongly discouraged.

The Committee reserves the right not to present the award if no appropriate
nominations are received.

Nominations should conform to the following format:

Name(s) of person(s)/institution/body nominated for award

Address and contact details

Description of the work/body of work proposed for the award (maximum length
of proposal 250 words)

Note that the award can be given for a single conservation-education tool
(such as a book or for an entire body of work - i.e. a series of linked

Full references for the material identified above and any relevant

Name of nominator(s)

Address and contact details

The nomination, and any supporting material if deemed necessary, should be
sent to the Chair of the Award Committee by 26th February, 2015.

Mark Peter Simmonds

ECS Conservation Award Chair

Email:  mark.simmonds at sciencegyre.co.uk
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