2019 Blue Planet Prize Winner Prof. Jared Diamond

Aired: Jan. 30, 2020

Established by the Asahi Glass Foundation, the Blue Planet Prize is presented to individuals or organizations in recognition of their contributions to solving global environment issues. One of the winners in 2019 is biogeographer Prof. Jared Diamond, who has put forward new perspectives regarding the environment and civilization to the world. What inspired him can be traced back to his field work in Papua New Guinea. This segment introduces a brief look at Prof. Diamond’s research and his proposition for the future.

Prof. Jared Diamond, 2019 Blue Planet Prize Winner
During the award ceremony
Prof. Jared Diamond receiving the Blue Planet Prize trophy
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