Introducing the 2017 Laureate

Dr. José Sarukhán Kermez
Emeritus Professor
National University of Mexico

National Coordinator
Mexico´s National Commission of Biodiversity

Dr. José Sarukhán Kermez, Photo Credit: Andrea Valencia
Dr. José Sarukhán Kermez, photo credit Andrea Valencia


Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement

The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is the premier award for environmental science, environmental health and energy conferring great benefit upon mankind.

Through their work, Tyler Laureates have focused worldwide attention on environmental problems by their discoveries and the solutions that resulted.

Tyler Laureates receive a $200,000 annual prize and are presented a commemorative medallion at ceremonies in Los Angeles. The awardees are selected and awarded annually by the Executive Committee. The Tyler Prize was established by the late John and Alice Tyler in 1973 and is administered by the University of Southern California.



For More Information on the Tyler Prize, Contact:
Amber Brown, Administrator