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Amanda Vincent – Savior of Seahorses – 2020 Indianapolis Prize Finalist

Prof. Amanda Vincent became the first biologist to study seahorses underwater in 1986. Ever since, she has been the leading authority on the ecology and conservation of seahorses and a protector of marine life. In 1996, Amanda co-founded and still directs Project Seahorse, an international organization committed to conservation and sustainable use of the world’s …

Six Finalists announced for world’s top animal conservation award, including our Amanda Vincent

Heroes for chimpanzees, seahorses, penguins and more in the running for the 2020 Indianapolis Prize and $250,000 INDIANAPOLIS – Officials from the Indianapolis Zoological Society, Inc., the presenter of the world’s leading award for animal conservation, today named the six Finalists that will contend for the 2020 Indianapolis Prize and $250,000. The Indianapolis Prize Finalists …

Amanda Vincent wins FSBI’s Le Cren Medal

Story originally posted by UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries Dr. Amanda Vincent, Professor in the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries has been awarded the Le Cren medal by the Fisheries Society of the British Isles (FSBI). This medal is awarded to one or more individuals who have made a lifelong contribution to …

NOTES FROM IMCC 2011: The Whitley connection

By Dr. Amanda Vincent I was delighted this week to have a chance to meet two other conservationists who have won Whitley Awards for grassroots nature conservation: Deepak Apte from India and Rachel Graham from Belize. Having won the first of these awards in 1994, back in the mists of time, I have a strong interest in …