One of the scientific world's most respected environmental prizes

Kalin Arroyo, Aila Keto

The Volvo Environment Prize for 2005 was awarded to two outstanding conservationists, Dr Mary T Kalin Arroyo and Professor Aila Inkeri Keto, both from the southern hemisphere who have made extraordinary contributions to conservation in their respective countries. Their work in these biodiversity hotspots has enhanced global understanding of the importance of conservation, and has built strong public support for protected areas.

Dr Mary T Kalin Arroyo, Professor Aila Inkeri Keto