Sam Wasser's Center for Conservation Biology at the University of Washington was recently honored by the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) as one of 32 recipients of its 2020 Partnership Awards. The award was in recognition of their collaborative work to combat transnational environmental crime.
Awards were presented to 32 organizations, including private sector companies, academic institutions and advocacy organizations, in seven categories: Operation Stolen Promise, E-Commerce Working Group, Sustained Partnerships, Evolving Partnerships, Operational Support, Trade Fraud Enforcement, and Counter-Proliferation Enforcement. Organizations were honored for their work, dedication and shared commitment to safeguarding national and economic security, combating illicit trade, and protecting the health and safety of the American public.
Read the full announcement here.
Congratulations to Sam and the Center for Conservation Biology!