Canada and UK share Dodo prize

T. V. Padma

T. V. Padma
South Asia regional coordinator, SciDev.Net


Here’s my promised update on the winners of the Dodo awards. Canada and UK share the prize.

Canada gets the Dodo ward for “breaching the moratorium on ocean fertilisation and geo-engineering and its stance on biofuels”.

UK gets the prize for “blocking a precautionary approach to synthetic biology, and their development of biodiversity offsets.

Given that three developing countries were in the running – Brazil, China and Paraguay – need to watch the next list of nominees.

This blog post is part of our coverage on COP 11 Convention on Biological Diversity — which takes place 8–19 October 2012. 

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