(l-r) Bernal Rodriguez Herrera, Budiono, Lisel Alamilla, Josia Razafindramanana, Inza Koné, Joanna Alfaro Shigueto, Rodrigo Medellin, Carlos Vasquez Almazan

The 2012 Whitley Awards Ceremony was held on the 9th of May at The Royal Geographical Society in London. The Ceremony was hosted by writer and broadcaster John McCarthy with Whitley Awards presented to the winners by WFN Patron, HRH The Princess Royal.

The winners were:

Rodrigo Medellin, Mexico – Winner of the 2012 Whitley Gold Award donated by The Friends of Whitley Fund for Nature

Lisel Alamilla, Belize – Winner of the Whitley Award donated by the William Brake Charitable Trust

Budiono, Indonesia – Winner of the Whitley Award donated by WWF-UK

Josia Razafindramanana, Madagascar – Whitley Award donated by The LJC Fund in memory of Anthea and Lindsey Turner

Carlos Vasquez Almazan, Guatemala – Winner of the Whitley Award donated by Fondation Segré

Joanna Alfaro Shigueto, Peru – Winner of the Whitley Award donated by Goldman Sachs

Inza Koné, Ivory Coast – Winner of the Whitley Award donated by The Shears Foundation

Bernal Rodriguez Herrera, Costa Rica – Winner of the Whitley Award donated by The Garfield Weston Foundation

Photographs from the Whitley Awards 2012 and of the winners receiving Awards from HRH The Princess Royal are AVAILABLE HERE

Short films, narrated by WFN Trustee, Sir David Attenborough, are AVAILABLE HERE