Out of thousands of contenders, ten people are singled out for their dedicated and passionate contributions around the world. Past projects have included a system to prevent collisions between whales and ships, a plan to protect the Amazonian rain forest, and the reintroduction of rare wild horses into Mongolia. Featuring full-color images and texts by an international team of journalists and photographers, this book commemorates the unique and life-enhancing projects of the most recent award winners.
Rebecca Irvin is Director of the Rolex Awards program. She lives in Switzerland.