The Awards for Biodiversity
The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity, an international prize, and the Japan Awards for Biodiversity, a domestic prize, were established with the aim of promoting biodiversity conservation and sustainable use. They are awarded biennially in recognition of individuals and organizations which have engaged in striking environmental conservation activities.
The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity (International Prize)
The MIDORI Prize was established by the AEON Environmental Foundation in 2010 in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Foundation. This year was also the year of the United Nations International Year of Biodiversity.
The Jpan Awards for Biodiversity (Domestic Prize)
This award was founded in 2009 ahead of the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP10) held in Japan in 2010.