The Volvo Environment Prize Foundation has choosen Stanford professor Gretchen C. Daily—a remarkable scientist with a profound impact on policy and practice—for its 2012 Volvo Environment Prize. Daily is the author of The Power of Trees and has been widely honored for her contributions. She has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society, and she has received the Sophie Prize, the International Cosmos Prize, the Heinz Award, and the Midori Prize. Daily has served on numerous boards, including the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics and the Nature Conservancy. Read more.
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