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The Rachel Carson Prize 2013:

Release 7 March

(10.02.2013) The winner of the Rachel Carson Prize 2013 will be announced in the afternoon Thursday 7 March.

The award winner's name will be launched at an event at Stavanger Turistforening's conference facilities at Olav V's gate 18, from 16.30 to 18.00. The program does also include international pieces of music, informal chat and a practical exercise in involving oneself for the environment. A light snack will be served.

Kindly registrate before Monday 4 March - send an email to siri@e-gjengen.no, or call or send an SMS to +47 4812 9477. Entrance fee NOK 50 to be paid at the door.

This year the prize will be awarded for the 12th time, and it is 50 years since Rachel Carson's history-making book "Silent Spring" was published in Norwegian ("Den tause våren"). The prize ceremony will be held on 2 June in Stavanger, as part of the World Environment Day celebrations.