Three prestigious awards: the Harold Jefferson Coolidge Memorial Medal, the John C. Phillips Memorial Medal and Honorary membership of IUCN will be presented at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai'i, USA, in September 2016.
The deadline for all nominations was 31 December 2015.
The John C. Phillips Memorial Medal recognises outstanding service in international conservation and commemorates the life and work of Dr John C. Phillips, a pioneer of the conservation movement.
Established during the 2004 IUCN World Conservation Congress in Thailand, the Harold Jefferson Coolidge Memorial Medal goes to a conservation professional who has made outstanding contributions to the conservation of nature and natural resources.
Honorary Membership of IUCN, which recognises outstanding services to the conservation of nature and natural resources, is presented to two or three individuals at the World Conservation Congress who have made exceptional contributions to furthering the goals of IUCN.