Following receipt of 289 entries from 64 countries, three finalists have been chosen for this year's prestigious St Andrews Prize for the Environment. The winner will receive $100,000 USD and the other two finalists will each receive $25,000 USD.
The Prize is a joint environmental initiative by the University of St Andrews in Scotland and exploration and production company ConocoPhillips, which aims to find practical solutions to environmental challenges from around the globe.
This year's finalists are:
The Elephants and the Bees – view project details
CryoDesalination: saltwater desalination by freezing – view project details
Transforming lands, transforming lives – view project details