On 19 June Professor Sarah Wanless was presented with the Zoological Society of London's prestigious Marsh Award for Conservation Biology. The award is given annually for contributions of fundamental science and its application to the conservation of animal species and habitats. Sarah Wanless

Sarah, who is based at CEH's Banchory site, leads a team of researchers on the Isle of May in Scotland. She has been prominent in highlighting threats from climate change and fisheries that are currently being faced by seabirds in the North Sea. Marsh Wanless receiving her award

Sarah is pictured (right) receiving her certificate from the ZSL's President Sir Patrick Bateson (left) and founder of the awarding trust Brian Marsh OBE (centre).

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