Planting eelgrass in Denmark, restoring drained wetlands in Iceland, Sweden’s oldest existing UNESCO biosphere reserve and a voluntary association that restores rivers and streams in Finland. Six projects have been nominated for the Environment Prize 2022 for the theme is nature-based solutions.
The nominations for the Nordic Council Environment Prize 2022 are:
Winner to be announced in November
The winner of the Nordic Council Environment Prize 2022 will be announced on 1 November in Helsinki during the Session of the Nordic Council. The winner will receive the Nordlys statuette and DKK 300,000.
About the theme:
The theme for 2022 is “Nature-based solutions – a versatile response to the major environmental challenges facing society”. The point is to draw attention to the fact that nature and how we manage it can help provide versatile solutions to biodiversity loss and the climate crisis, facilitate effective climate adaptation measures in urban environments and enhance human health and well-being.
Read more about the Nordic Council Environment Prize and the nominations here.