Eduardo Martinez de Pison to receive WOP award from Bilbao Mendi Film

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Peter Kavinsky

Bilbao, 22 September (EFE) — Geographer, writer and mountaineer Eduardo Martínez de Pison will be awarded the WOP Foundation Prize, which recognizes the protection of the values ​​of mountaineering, during the fifteenth edition of the BBK Mendi Film Bilbao- Bizkaia, held from December 9 to 18 in Biscay’s capital.

“We are honored to recognize Eduardo Martínez de Pison, a lover of nature and especially mountains. An erudite, transcendent and dedicated fascination with the responsibility he feels with her and in which he recognizes himself, “they stand out from the WOP Foundation, a social company that fights against neurodegenerative diseases.

Geographer and expert in glaciology, intellectual and scientist, writer and disseminator, Martínez de Pison received the National Environment Award (1991) and much of his research, publication, teaching and dissertation supervision has been in physical geography.

In this field, a man from Valladolid was a professor at the Autonomous University of Madrid from 1981 to 2007. From the same year he began teaching as an honorary professor of geography at the same university.

He also chaired the Spanish committee of the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research, was director of the Sierra de Guadarrama Natural Resources Management Plan, and since 1998 he has been director of the Landscape Institute of the Dukes de Soria Foundation.

Martínez de Pison thrives among the winners of this WOP award for Painted by Jeremy Collins (2014), Josep Manuel Anglada (2015), Sir Chris Bonington (2016), Peter Habeler (2017), Juanjo San -Sebastian (2018), Nives Meroy and Romano Benet (2019), Baltistan Foundation (2020) and Sebastian Alvaro (2021).

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