Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

Présentation

En juin 2006, S.A.S le Prince Albert II de Monaco a décidé de créer Sa Fondation afin de répondre aux menaces préoccupantes qui pèsent sur l’environnement de notre planète.

 

La Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco (FPA2) œuvre pour la protection de l’environnement et la promotion du développement durable à l’échelle mondiale. La Fondation soutient les initiatives d’organisations publiques.

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Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

8 Novembre 2022

2023 Environmental Photography Award : Open for Entries

The 2023 edition of the Environmental Photography Award presented by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is now open for entries.

Submit your best images today: www.photocrowd.com/fpa2.photoaward
@Photocrowd
Across the 5 following categories:
❄️ Polar Wonders
⚠️ Humanity versus Nature
🌊 Ocean Worlds
🌳 Into the Forest
♻️ Change makers : reasons for hope

Deadline: January 15th, 2023

The Award benefits from the support of Barclays Private Bank and SEK International University.

Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

28 Octobre 2022

Meet the Judges – 2023 Environmental Photography Award

We are pleased to announce the panel of judges for the 2023 edition of our Environmental Photography Award. 📸 🌿🏆

🔹 Sergio Pitamitz, President of the Jury – conservation and wildlife photographer, National Geographic photographer for National Geographic Expeditions.
🔹 Javier Aznar – National Geographic contributor photographer focused on natural history and wildlife conservation.
🔹 Esther Horvath – National Geographic contributor photographer, photographer for the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, focusing on documenting climate research in the polar regions.
🔹 Britta Jaschinski – photojournalist specialising in crimes against nature.
🔹 Alexa Keefe – Senior Photo Editor at National Geographic magazine.
🔹 Alex Mustard – underwater photographer and marine biologist.
🔹 Ami Vitale – National Geographic photographer, filmmaker, writer and speaker.

Entries open on Wednesday, November 2nd. https://www.photocrowd.com/photo-competitions/photography-awards/pa2faward-2023/

Stay tuned!

Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

25 Octobre 2022

Teaser : Environmental Photography Award 2023 Edition

The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is pleased to announce that the Environmental Photography Award is back for a 3rd Edition!

Submission will be open from November 2nd, 2023 to January 15th, 2023, across 5 categories:
❄️ Polar Wonders
⚠️ Humanity versus Nature
🌊 Ocean Worlds
🌳 Into the Forest
♻️ Change makers : reasons for hope

Award Prizing:
🥇 Grand Winner: Title « Environmental Photographer of the Year 2023 » + 5,000 € + Invitation (including travel and accommodation) to visit the Amazon Research Station of the University of Ecuador, and to do a photo documentary in the field, in the heart of the Ecuadorian jungle + Invitation (including travel and accommodation) to the inauguration of the 2023 Award Ceremony in the Principality of Monaco
🥈 Category winners: 1,000 €/ category winner
🥉 Public Award & Student’s choice: 500€ each

https://www.photocrowd.com/fpa2.photoaward

The Environmental Photography Award benefits from the support of Barclays Private Bank and SEK International University.

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Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

12 Octobre 2022

Two Poles, One Common Future – Renuka Badhe: Women in Polar Research

In a series of short video interviews, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation together with its partners in The Polar Initiative – SCAR, IASC and the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco – invited polar scientists and specialists to give a voice to polar regions, calling for a greater protection of Arctic and Antarctic regions and for shedding a light on the benefit they represent for the Planet and Humanity.

Renuka Badhe, Executive Secretary of the European Polar Board, explains that « women have always worked in the polar research world », but over the last 40 years they have become all the more active in the field. Badhe tell us that in order to promote equity and equality, we need to understand the individual challenges of people, which is the first step to becoming a more equitable world.

Visit https://www.thepolarinitiative.org/ for more information.

Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

12 Octobre 2022

Two Poles, One Common Future – Richard Bellerby: Ocean Acidification

In a series of short video interviews, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation together with its partners in The Polar Initiative – SCAR, IASC and the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco – invited polar scientists and specialists to give a voice to polar regions, calling for a greater protection of Arctic and Antarctic regions and for shedding a light on the benefit they represent for the Planet and Humanity.

Richard Bellerby, Director SKLEC-NIVA Centre for Marine and Coastal Climate Research, states that « ocean acidification is one of the biggest challenges that we have to date (…), that will cause the local if not total extinction of some crucial species within the ocean. » According to him, « we have get the message out », to the media and to the general public, as it is happening faster than ever before.

Visit https://www.thepolarinitiative.org/ for more information.

Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

12 Octobre 2022

Two Poles, One Common Future – Sian Henley: Ocean Science in Polar Regions

In a series of short video interviews, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation together with its partners in The Polar Initiative – SCAR, IASC and the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco – invited polar scientists and specialists to give a voice to polar regions, calling for a greater protection of Arctic and Antarctic regions and for shedding a light on the benefit they represent for the Planet and Humanity.

Sian Henley, Reader in Marine Science at the University of Edinburgh, declares that in order to accelerate ocean science in polar regions we need « to work together as communities (…) it is only by having close links between the Antarctic and Arctic communities that we can achieve so much more ». Henley asserts that « without healthy and productive polar oceans, global society would really suffer.

Visit https://www.thepolarinitiative.org/ for more information.

Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

12 Octobre 2022

Two Poles, One Common Future – Michael Meredith: Polar Oceans

In a series of short video interviews, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation together with its partners in The Polar Initiative – SCAR, IASC and the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco – invited polar scientists and specialists to give a voice to polar regions, calling for a greater protection of Arctic and Antarctic regions and for shedding a light on the benefit they represent for the Planet and Humanity.

Michael Meredith, Oceanographer and Science Leader at the British Antarctic Survey, affirms that « polar oceans host key processes that influence our climate, our ecosystems and sea level all over the world. » In order to increase our ability to predict the future « we need to step up our game and collect more and better measurements and improve our computer models ».

Visit https://www.thepolarinitiative.org/ for more information.

Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

12 Octobre 2022

Two Poles, One Common Future – Paula Kankannpää: Sea Ice in Polar Regions

In a series of short video interviews, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation together with its partners in The Polar Initiative – SCAR, IASC and the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco – invited polar scientists and specialists to give a voice to polar regions, calling for a greater protection of Arctic and Antarctic regions and for shedding a light on the benefit they represent for the Planet and Humanity.

Paula Kankannpää, Director of the Arctic Centre in Finland and Vice-Rector of Research at the University of Lapland, explains the central role sea ice plays in Arctic and Antarctic regions as they « produce the food for the whole ecosystem in Arctic and Antarctic regions and therefore central
The melting of sea ice is very worrying, because the consequence of it is loss of the species that depend on it.

Visit https://www.thepolarinitiative.org/ for more information.

Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

12 Octobre 2022

Two Poles, One Common Future – Luc Jacquet: Cinema & Science

In a series of short video interviews, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation together with its partners in The Polar Initiative – SCAR, IASC and the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco – invited polar scientists and specialists to give a voice to polar regions, calling for a greater protection of Arctic and Antarctic regions and for shedding a light on the benefit they represent for the Planet and Humanity.

Luc Jacquet, Film Director, Oscar Winner, and Founder of Icebreaker Studios, strongly believes that cinema and art « can help scientists spread their message in the world » and be the « bridge between science and the general public ». Through emotion, cinema can more easily touch a person than scientific facts and evidence.

Visit https://www.thepolarinitiative.org/ for more information.

Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

12 Octobre 2022

Two Poles, One Common Future – Romain Troublé: Poles Emergency!

In a series of short video interviews, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation together with its partners in The Polar Initiative – SCAR, IASC and the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco – invited polar scientists and specialists to give a voice to polar regions, calling for a greater protection of Arctic and Antarctic regions and for shedding a light on the benefit they represent for the Planet and Humanity.

Romain Troublé, Executive Director of Tara Ocean Foundation, has often navigated the polar seas with Tara over the years and has witnessed firsthand the changes that are taking place. The best way to get the message accross to the general public « we need to embark them on the field » for them to understand the emergency facing the polar regions.

Visit https://www.thepolarinitiative.org/ for more information.

Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

12 Octobre 2022

Two Poles, One Common Future – Maxine Burkett: Polar Challenges

In a series of short video interviews, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation together with its partners in The Polar Initiative – SCAR, IASC and the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco – invited polar scientists and specialists to give a voice to polar regions, calling for a greater protection of Arctic and Antarctic regions and for shedding a light on the benefit they represent for the Planet and Humanity.

Maxine Burkett, US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans, Fisheries, and Polar Affairs, explains that « while the poles face similar challenges, we have different approaches to the two poles ».
In the Arctic, the focus is on « both sustainable development and environmental protection. (…) that will address health, economies and well-being over time. », whereas in the Antarctic, the focus is on « science, peace and environmental protection. (…) to protect the Antarctic from any kind of development. » Burkett hopes for « a future in which the poles are thriving, in which we ensure the kind of resilience that will allow for healthy ecosystems to persist for generations to come »

Visit https://www.thepolarinitiative.org/ for more information.

Fondation Prince Albert 2 de Monaco

12 Octobre 2022

Two Poles, One Common Future – Olivier Poivre d'Arvor: Polar Governance

In a series of short video interviews, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation together with its partners in The Polar Initiative – SCAR, IASC and the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco – invited polar scientists and specialists to give a voice to polar regions, calling for a greater protection of Arctic and Antarctic regions and for shedding a light on the benefit they represent for the Planet and Humanity.

Olivier Poivre d’Arvor, Ambassador for the Poles and Maritime Issues, Government of France, and President of the National Navy Museum, explains that the Arctic and the Antarctic are very different, in their essence – « the Arctic is a sea surrounded by 8 countries and, Antarctica is a land full of ice » – and in the way they are managed and governed.
« You cannot consider poles as a property or as a national issue, it is an International issue (…) we, the 50 countries involved in both polar regions, must care about making a common science because we need more knowledge to know exactly what will be the future. »

Visit https://www.thepolarinitiative.org/ for more information.

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