SCBO past president Richard Kingsford awarded a Distinguished Service Award

Professor Richard Kingsford, SCBO Past President and Director of the Centre for Ecosystem Science at the University of New South Wales has been awarded a Society for Conservation Biology Distinguished Service Award for his extraordinary contributions to the conservation of freshwater and wetland ecosystems through on-the-ground action, contributions at the science-policy interface, and global conservation leadership.

Distinguished Service Awards recognise individuals, groups or institutions for distinguished service in any field associated with conservation biology and whose work has furthered the mission of SCB. Professor Kingsford will be presented with his award at the 2019 International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this July.

Congrats Richard! You can read more about the other 2019 SCB Global award winners here.