23-07-2013, 06:57 PM
Here is the winners who have won the WHITLEY AWARDS for the year of 2013. These are the special awards given to the special persons who are conserving the nature.This awards also said to be GREEN OSCARS.
1) Daniel Letoiye: Restore grasslands for the
coexistence of Grevy’s Zebra and free-ranging
2) Zafer Kizilkaya: create first community-managed
marine protected area in Gökova Bay, Turkey.
3) Eugene Simonov: save the Amur River basin and
wetlands in China, Russia and Mongolia.
4) Ekwoge Abwe: Protection of the endangered
great apes of Ebo Forest. Cameroon
5) Aparajita Datta: conserve Hornbill bird,
Arunachal Pradesh, India
6) Zahirul Islam : Conserve sea turtle community,
7) John Kahekwa: Protect last eastern lowland
8) Cagan Sekercioglu: Conserve Turkey from the
environment crises and succeeded in getting
Turkey’s first bird nesting island built on the lake.
"We learn from our failure, not from our success"