New species of Ctenomys named after 2007 Whitley Award winner Erika Cuellar after having helped discover it in Bolivia

Gonzalo Merediz-Alonso and his NGO win the prestigious Miguel Alemán Valdés 2014 Ecology and Environment Award

Another chance to watch (or record!) the brilliant BBC doc about Whitley Gold winner Rodrigo Medellin

Sanjay’s 14 day migration between the Cocos and Galapagos MPAs is the first recorded for this species

2014 Whitley Gold winner presented with Haiti’s first environmental award by President Martelly

Rodrigo Medellin stars in David Attenborough narrated documentary, ‘The Bat Man of Mexico’, 13th June, 9pm (UK) on BBC2

Aparita Datta has launched the Hornbill Watch website enabling the Indian public to learn about hornbills and share sightings

Work by 2012 Whitley Award winner Carlos Vasquez Almazan has led to Guatamela declaring the Sierra Caral a protected area

Stoycho Stoychev and his team win the first Natura 2000 Conservation Award for their work protecting Imperial Eagles

Watch highlights of the 2014 Whitley Awards Ceremony, hosted by Kate Humble

Watch WFN’s Patron and Founder speak at the 2014 Ceremony

The Whitley Awards 2014 were held on 8th May at the Royal Geographic Society in London