The group of Professor Hugh Possingham, Professor Kerrie Wilson and Professor Erik Meijaard is chosen as the winner of 2016 Mahathir Science Award for being the global leaders in sustainable natural resource planning and management. Through collaborations with government and other stakeholders, the nominees have had a significant impact on threatened species management, fire policy, and terrestrial and marine reserve design.

Full name:   Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Date of Birth:   1929 Affiliations (at the time of the award):   – Field:   Forestry & Environment, Forestry Biotechnology, Forest Products, Forest Biodiversity, Natural Products, Economic & Strategic Analysis Summary of body of work recognised by MSA:   The Academy of Sciences Malaysia is awarding…