Environmental Protection Agency (Sweden)

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

Naturvårdsverket's coat of arms.

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 yearEdit

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 Hallmén
  • 2013 — Jonna och Tammy Bergström
  • 2014 — Göran Ekström
  • 2015 — Erik Johansson
  • 2016 — Mats Andersson
  • 2017 — Roine Magnusson
  • 2018 — Johan Hammar
  • 2019 — Peter Hanneberg
  • 2020 — Jörgen Wiklund

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