On June 24, in Washington, D.C., American Humane awarded Dr. Jon Paul Rodríguez, Chair of the IUCN Species Survival Fee, with the inaugural Wolfgang Kiessling World Prize for Species Conservation. The award, created in honor of Wolfgang F. Kiessling, the founding father of Loro Parque and a globally stated chief within the conservation house, is the arena’s main honor for conservation and acknowledges those that reach signiﬁcant certain trade within the ﬁeld of conservation observe, principle and analysis.
“There’s merely no upper function than that to offer protection to and maintain our international’s most respected asset – animal lifestyles.” – Wolfgang Kiessling
Dr. Rodríguez has spent an entire life combating for the preservation of the legacy of lifestyles on Earth and spearheads what might be the arena’s most efficient coordinated effort to avoid wasting endangered species, draw consideration and public give a boost to to the reason for species survival, and chase away the horrible tide of extinction. His lifestyles’s paintings is – actually – to avoid wasting the arena.
He was once decided on from a pool of dozens of exceptional applicants representing 16 nations throughout 5 continents who lead conservation tasks that span the globe in nearly each facet of conservation. Each and every of those applicants receives our best recognize and admiration for his or her tireless perseverance in protective our Earth’s magnificent animals.
Watch this video to be informed extra concerning the Kiessling Prize and the way Dr. Rodríguez is saving the arena!