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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