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To celebrate the 2020 Whitley Award winners.

Meet the conservation heroes who have received Whitley Awards this year.

Community conservation expert Charu Mishra joined us for September’s social media takeover, with news of his project protecting snow leopards in the Himalayas.

Applications are open until 31 October 2020!

Citizen science, working in the field and how to wear a goucho hat: catch up with José Sarasola in August’s social media takeover.

We covered women in conservation, the power of citizen lawsuits and mental health in July’s social media takeover.

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Sir David Attenborough, WFN Trustee

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.

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HRH The Princess Royal, WFN Patron

WFN is one of the most cost effective and direct impact charities working to protect the environment.

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Kate Humble, WFN Ambassador

This is what the Whitley Awards are all about – recognising effective grassroots leaders and helping them expand their work.

Winners Projects

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Borneo, Indonesia

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