Awards

 
 

22 March 2016

 

The Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, Inc. (SCPW) was given the “Wetland Conservation Advocacy Award” in recognition of its campaign for the conservation and wise use of Philippine wetlands.

 
 

10 February 2016

 

UN Decade Award for the common project "Ecological Viticulture" of ECOVIN, Lake Constance Foundation and Global Nature Fund handed over at the Biofach in Nuremberg.

 
 

20 January 2016

 

The Biodiversity Checks for Ecological Viticulture, developped by ECOVIN, Lake Constance Foundation and Global Nature Fund, are awarded the Prize for Sustainability 2016 Rheinhessen.

 
 

3 January 2016

 

UN Decade Award for the Network "Living Lakes Germany" handed over by the Prime Minister of Baden-Württemberg Winfried Kretschmann.

 
 

3 November 2015

 

The Fundación Global Nature was the winner in the category "Food that benefits people and the environment" of the Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation thanks to its project "Differentiated marketing based on the benefits for biodiversity".

 
 

31 August 2015

 

The project “Biodiversity at Camping Sites in Germany” is awarded as "Project of the Week" in the frame of the UN Decade on Biodiversity 2011 – 2020 in Germany.

 
 

30 July 2015

 

The project “Greening of Company Premises” is awarded as "Project of the Week" in the frame of the UN Decade on Biodiversity 2011 – 2020 in Germany.

 
 

20 July 2015

 

EcoPeace was selected as one of three finalists in the Thiess International River Prize for efforts in advancing rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan River.

 
 

4 June 2015

 

The Green Filter in San Miguel de Sema (Colombia) was honoured with the First Great Prize during the XII Planeta Azul Awards.

 
 

22 March 2015

 

Heather Leschied — program manager for Wildsight’s Living Lakes Canada water team, one of the founders of the Lake Windermere Ambassadors and Friends of Kootenay Lake, fly-fisher, sailor-in-training and water advocate — was honoured as one of WWF Canada’s Water Heroes, and named a finalist for Water Canada’s Water’s Next Award.

 
 

January 2015

 

Somkhanda Game Reserve - one Greenest Holiday Destinations

GNF’s project region in South Africa has been awarded, also the Living Lakes partner regions of Mono Lake, Okavango Delta, Madampe Lake Region, Lake Võrtsjärv and Lake District National Park.

 
 

22 June 2014

 

The Okavango Delta in Botswana became the 1000th site inscribed as a natural site on the World Heritage List.

 
 

25 November 2013

 

Living Lakes network is nominated for the fifth time as UN Decade Project for the year 2014.

 
 

20 November 2013

 

Fundación Global Nature has been awarded the “Biodiversity Conservation Award 2012” given by the Fundación BBVA for the efforts to protect wetlands and biodiversity in Spain (Madrid).

 
 

April 2013

 

Network Living Lakes - One of three finalists in the category I “Best Water Management Practices” in the framework of the UN-Water Decade “Water for Life” Best Practice Programme.

 
 

14 September 2012

 

Premanjali Rao, staff member of the Indian partner organisation CReIEO, is finalist of the One Wolrld Award.

 
 

11 June 2012

 

The Living Lakes Network has been awarded in Spain as "One of the 10 best Ideas to save the Nature" (2012 Edition).

 
 

6 June 2012

 

Marion Hammerl, GNF President, was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by President Gauck for her great voluntary commitment to the protection of the environment and nature conservation.

 
 

9 May 2012

 

Budiono, the Founder and Director of the Indonesian Living Lakes partner organisation Yayasan Konservasi RASI (YK-RASI), won the Whitley Award 2012.

 
 

28 November 2011

 

Living Lakes network receives the certificate of the UN Decade Project 2012 / 2013 in Berlin, Germany.

 
 

25 May 2011

 

The project “Canal de Castilla”, designed and managed by Fundación Global Nature Spain, receives the prestigious award “Best of the Best LIFE Projects in Europe”.

 
 

May 2011

 

The Fundación Global Nature received the MAPFRE Foundation Environment Prize for its achievements in the field of nature protection

 
 

8 March 2011

 

Marion Hammerl, President of Global Nature Fund, receives the special price "International Press Trophée de femmes 2011" of the environmental foundation Fondation Yves Rocher in Paris.

 
 

December 2010

 

Baikal Information Centre GRAN won the republican contest "350 good deeds".

 
 

18 November 2010

 

Wildsight won a prestigious Real Estate Foundation of B.C. Land Award for its Lake Windermere Project.

 
 

17 November 2010

 

Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) receives the Onasiis Award in Hamburg, Germany.

 
 

6 November 2010

 

Green Skills won the Overall Environmental Award for Western Austrlia.

 
 

15 August 2010

 

ECOPEACE / Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) was nominated for the Euro-Med Award for the Dialogue between Cultures (2010).

 
 
5 June 2009

 

Nagenahiru Foundation and the Education Center are nominated for the "Green Award for Environment Education and Awarness Creation" by the Ministry of Environment Sri Lanka.

 
 
26 March 2009

 
ECOPEACE / Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) receives the Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Award.

 
 

4 February 2009

 

Lake Chapala in Mexico receives the Ramsar Protection Status.

 
 

17 September 2008

 

Gidon Bromberg, Nader Al-Khateeb and Munqeth Mehyar, the three executive directors of FoEME, our partner organisation at the Dead Sea, are nominated as "Hereos of the Environment" by the TIME Magazine.

 
 

8 July 2008

 
The both natural protection areas Tengiz-Korgalzhyn and Naurzum are nominated as UNESCO world natural heritage.
 
 

19 June 2008

 

Lal Emmanuel is the winner of the first international "One World Award". In 1991 Emmanuel founded the Nagenahiru Foundation which has been a member of the Living Lakes network since 2002.

 
 

7 March 2008

 

Marion Hammerl, President of Global Nature Fund, receives the international environmental prize "Trophée de femmes" of the environmental foundation Fondation Yves Rocher in Paris.

 
 

15 February 2008

 

Marion Hammerl, President of Global Nature Fund, receives the national environmental prize "Trophée de femmes" of the environmental foundation Fondation Yves Rocher in Stuttgart.

 
 

27 November 2007

 

Living Lakes network receives the certificate of the UN Decade Project 2008 / 2009 in Stuttgart, Germany.

18 October 2007

 

Living Lakes network is nominated for the second time as UN Decade Project for the years 2008 / 2009.

 
 

August 2007

 

Living Lakes network is the initiative of the month August 2007 on the German portal OEKO-FAIR.DE.

 

January 2007

 
The project "Gardens for Peace" at the Dead Sea is project of the month in the German journal natur+kosmos.
 
 

14 November 2005

 

Living Lakes network receives the first certificate of the UN Decade Project 2006 / 2007 in Erfurt, Germany.

13 October 2005

 

Living Lakes network is nominated for the first time as UN Decade Project for the years 2006 / 2007.

 
 
7 June 2005

 

Wildsigt, the partner organisation at the Columbia River Wetlands in Canada, wins the Canadian Environment Award for Nature Conservation.