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Carlos Nobre

Brazilian scientist Professor Carlos Nobre is the Volvo Environment Prize laureate for 2016. He gains the award for his pioneering efforts in the understanding and protection of the Amazon, one of the Earth´s most important ecosystems.

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Professor Carlos Nobre, world-leading expert on the Amazon rain forest and its impact on biodiversity and climate, is the Volvo Environment Prize laureate for 2016.