Environmental Protection Agency (Sweden)

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Naturvårdsverket's coat of arms.

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Naturvårdsverket) is a Swedish government agency responsible for proposing and implementing environmental policies. It was founded in 1967 and reports to the Swedish Ministry of the Environment.

The following is a summary of Sweden's Sixteen Environmental Quality Objectives, (verbatim from the agency's own website, July, 2008.):[1]

Nature Photographer of the Year[edit]

Each year The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency names a Swedish photographer "Nature Photographer of the Year".

  • 1990 – Tore Hagman
  • 1991 – Per Klaesson
  • 1992 – Ingmar Holmåsen
  • 1993 – Sven Gillsäter
  • 1994 – Gerry Johansson
  • 1995 – Bertil Pettersson
  • 1996 – Claes Grundsten
  • 1997 – Jan-Peter Lahall
  • 1998 – Peter Gerdehag
  • 1999 – Hans Strand
  • 2000 – no one selected
  • 2001 – Staffan Widstrand
  • 2002 – Inge Lennmark
  • 2003 – Jan Töve
  • 2004 – Lars Bygdemark
  • 2005 – Brutus Östling
  • 2006 – Helene Schmitz
  • 2007 – Lennart Nilsson
  • 2008 – Mireille de la Lez
  • 2009 – Serkan Günes
  • 2010 – no one selected
  • 2011 – Jan Grahn
  • 2012 – Johan Hallmn

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