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2015 Whitley Awards

The 2015 Whitley Awards Ceremony is to be held on Wednesday 29th April at the Royal Geographical Society. Follow us for updates @whitleyawards
20 April, 2015
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Jean Wiener receives 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize!

The Prize was given in recognition of Jean’s efforts to establish Haiti’s first Marine Protected Areas
20 April, 2015
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New partnership with Montesogno

WFN partners with new online fashion and lifestyle brand with a conservation ethos
25 November, 2014
2012 winner, Joanna Alfaro-Shigueto and 2004 Whitley Award winner, Randall Arauz attend COP11

Historic day for international shark conservation

Unprecedented number of sharks officially incorporated into Appendix II of the CMS at the COP11 in Ecuador
14 November, 2014
WFN 2015 Calendar

WFN 2015 Calendars On Sale!

Order your WFN Calendar today to start planning 2015 - full of amazing wildlife photos from Whitley Award projects
10 November, 2014

Winners' projects

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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