On Friday 11 October, The King took part in the WWF autumn meeting at Ulriksdal Palace in Solna.
The meeting brought together the WWF Council, of which The King is Chairman. The theme for the day was WWF's strategy for 2021–2025.
The meeting concluded with The King presenting the Panda Book of the Year 2020 and Environmental Hero of the Year awards in three categories.
The Panda Book of the Year 2020 award was presented to Melissa Schäfer and Fredrik Granath for their book 'Beyond the Kingdom of the Polar Bear'. In book, the authors describe their love of polar bears and how quickly the pack ice of the North Pole is melting.
WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) is an independent nature conservation organisation without any party political affiliations. WWF operates in more than 100 countries and with over five million supporters around the world.
WWF works to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. WWF carries out climate and nature conservation work, in which urgent or long-term initiatives are needed in order to slow climate change and save endangered plants, animals or entire natural habitats.
Find out more about WWF here.