Dr. Wolfgang E. Burhenne was awarded the Jefferson Coolidge Memorial Medal

14 September 2012 | News story

During its World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Korea, IUCN awarded the prestigious Harold Jefferson Coolidge Memorial Medal to Dr. Wolfgang E. Burhenne for his internationally significant contributions to effective conservation, embodying Dr Coolidge’s vision of needed achievements in this field, namely to create and support effective conservation initiatives and institutions, as well as inspire, encourage and support individuals to become leading conservationists.


This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.