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Deepak Apte

Whitley-Segré Conservation Fund

A new matched-funding programme in partnership with Fondation Segré
7 January, 2016
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Winner Achievements from 2015

Results from the field
5 February, 2016

Limited edition WFN silk for sale

Exclusively designed by Montesogno
29 January, 2016
Rodrigo Medellin

WFN attends the ICCB in Montpellier

International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) 2015 - Montpellier, France
26 August, 2015

New protected area in Argentina the size of Belgium

Success for 2010 Whitley Award winner, Pablo Borboroglu as UNESCO approves a reserve protecting 3.1 million hectares.
18 June, 2015

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WFN Investment

Funding awarded since 1994
Terrestrial £5.6m
Coastal & Marine £2.7m
Wetland & Freshwater £2.7m
0£3 million£5.9 million

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