Finish scientist receives the Swedish Baltic Sea Water Award
This year’s Swedish Baltic Sea Water Award is awarded to Dr. Jorma Kämäräinen for his outstanding effort to protect the marine environment of the Baltic Sea from pollution and emissions.
He will receive the award from Gunilla Carlsson, Minister for International Development Cooperation, at a ceremony in Stockholm on December 5.
Thanks to Dr. Jorma Kämäräinens efforts emissions and pollution from ships and vessels in the Baltic Sea has been drastically reduced or prohibited. The jury would especially like to recognize work which has led to that the Baltic Sea today is classified as “Particularly Sensitive Sea area" by the International Maritime Organization, IMO.
Established in 1999, the Swedish Baltic Sea Water Award recognizes outstanding efforts to improve the marine environment in the Baltic Sea. The Swedish Baltic Sea Water Award is a prize established by the Swedish Government to honor direct, practical initiatives that help improve the quality of the water in the Baltic Sea. It is intended primarily to recognize innovations and new methods in pursuit of a cleaner Baltic Sea environment. The prize may be awarded to individuals, companies, organizations or public services.
A jury appointed by the Swedish Government reviews the nominations and selects the winner, which can come from any of the Baltic Sea countries: Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia or Sweden.
Dr. Jorma Kämäräinen will receive an award of 250,000 SEK along with a crystal sculpture.
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