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20th Whitley Awards

Whitley Awards 2013: UK and International Media Coverage

Interactive flipbook of media on Whitley Award winners and WFN projects from 2013
16 December, 2013
Typhoon Haiyan

Philippines Typhoon

Communities working with Whitley Award winning Project Seahorse badly affected by storm. Relief Funds launched
11 November, 2013
Snow leopard

Global Strategy for Snow Leopard Conservation

Global strategy for snow leopards agreed by range country governments. Whitley winner Charu Mishra plays key role
1 November, 2013
Alastair Fothergill David Attenborough RGS

David Attenborough & Alastair Fothergill in Conversation

Watch highlights or in full: Alastair Fothergill & Sir David Attenborough's talk at the Royal Geographical Society on 1st Oct
31 October, 2013
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2014 Whitley Awards Application – CLOSED

Visit the Apply for Funding section to learn how to apply for Whitley Awards and check eligibility
31 October, 2013

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Funding awarded since 1994
Terrestrial £4.9m
Coastal & Marine £2.4m
Wetland & Freshwater £2.4m
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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