Prize Winner 1995

Torleif Ingelög, Sweden

Torleif Ingelöf was awarded the prize for "his outstanding efforts as a scientist at the highest level and as a communicator of his knowledge".

His pioneering work in analyzing the situation of endangered plants and animals has provided the necessary foundation for environmental protection work, and he has disseminated his research results, so that they have been of practical importance to agriculture and forestry in the Nordic countries.

His results have contributed to preserving biological diversity within the framework of rational agriculture and forestry in a more effective way.