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The Volvo Environment prize for 2008 awarded to Academy member Crawford “Buzz” Holling
Craford Buzz Holling, Emeritus Eminent Professor in Ecological Sciences at the University of Florida, USA and member of the Academy’s class for biosciences has been awarded the Volvo Environment prize for 2008.
The Jury says in its citation:
“Crawford (Buzz) Holling is one of the most creative and influential ecologists of our times. His integrative thinking has shed new light on the growth, collapse and regeneration of coupled human-ecological systems.”
Buzz Hollings comments:
“I’m surprised and very honoured. After working for many years trying to understand the relationship between man and nature, it is amazing to see the interest there is worldwide for these issues.