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Left to right: Alison Rosser, Tracey Rennie-Starke, Danni Parks, Alexander Rukhaia, Hotlin Ompusunggu, Gilbert Adum, Karau Kuna, Sir David Attenborough, Edward Whitley, Farwiza Farhan, Makala Jasper, Juliette Velosoa, Muhammad Ali Nawaz, Rebecca Sennett

Whitley Awards Ceremony 2016

Royal Geographical Society 27th April 2016
28 April, 2016
Main Hall

Guests’ reactions to the Whitley Awards 2016

Watch a short film interviewing guests at the event
23 May, 2016
Kate Humble

2016 Ceremony Highlights

Short film from the Whitley Awards 2016
16 May, 2016
Edward Whitley and Sir David Attenborough

Happy 90th Birthday to Sir David Attenborough!

Edward Whitley pays tribute to our Trustee in the Telegraph
9 May, 2016
Glyn Davies, WWF-UK

Glyn Davies speaks at Whitley Awards 2016

Celebrating 15 years of partnership with WWF-UK
6 May, 2016

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Funding awarded since 1994
Terrestrial £5.6m
Coastal & Marine £2.7m
Wetland & Freshwater £2.7m
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The Whitley  Fund for Nature is unique. It doesn’t put its own people on the ground but seeks out local leaders who are already succeeding. It puts its money where it really counts, where every penny counts.
Sir David Attenborough, Trustee


WFN is one of the most cost effective and direct impact charities working to protect the environment.HRH The Princess Royal, Patron


This is what the Whitley Awards are all about – recognising small-scale, effective grassroots leaders and helping them expand their work.Kate Humble

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