IPBES wins Blue Planet Prize 2024


  • Recently, Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is one of the two recipients of the Blue Planet Prize 2024.

Key Details Blue Planet Prize 2024

  • IPBES has been awarded as it is “the leading global authority on the state of knowledge and science about biodiversity, ecosystem services and nature’s contributions to people”. IPBES wins Blue Planet Prize 2024
  • The work of IPBES is central to the international efforts and negotiations under a range of multilateral processes and organizations — especially the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

About Blue Planet Prize

  • Awarded by Japan’s Asahi Glass Foundation, is awarded annually to individuals and organisations to recognise outstanding achievements in scientific research and its application, which have helped provide solutions to global environmental problems.
  • The prize includes an award of $500,000.


  • An intergovernmental organisation established to strengthen the science-policy interface for biodiversity and ecosystem services for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.

Source: DTE

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