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Killed in Battle – War on Minerals

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Killed in Battle – War on Minerals On Tuesday September 12th (2017) the Future For Nature Academy & study association LaarX presented the documentary ‘War on Minerals’ and Q&A with documentary maker Jacco Groen. In 2012, 147 nature conservationist from all over the world were murdered. One of them was a Dutchman: Willem Geertman. The […]

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Innovation in Conservation

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Innovation in Conservation Fundamental science as a basis for sustainable conservation What do you do when you are an established ecological organization who organizes a symposium and you want to reach more students? Collaborate with the Future For Nature Academy! Together with NERN, the Future For Nature Academy organized the symposium “Innovation in Conservation – […]

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“Underhogs” and “Chimpions”

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“Underhogs” & “Chimpions” An interactive documentary evening featuring the “underhogs” and “chimpions” in animal research and nature conservation. On the 19th of September 2017, an interactive documentary evening was organized at the lovely location ‘THUIS’ in Wageningen with around 40-50 attendees. The evening was all about chimpanzees, who are often called “chimpions” in animal research […]

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Future for Nature Award Show 2017

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Future for nature award show 2017 In the afterglow of the Future for Nature Academy Day, the FFN Academy members and all the buddies were granted the opportunity to attend the Future for Nature Award Ceremony of 2017! After a guided tour through the Burgers Zoo in the morning, the award ceremony started. Accompanied by […]

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Unconventional collaborations and Marine Conservation

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Unconventional collaborations and Marine Conservation On 21 February 2017 we were fortunate to present Wietse van der Werf at a FFN Academy lecture in Utrecht. Wietse is founder of the Black Fish and won an FFN Award in 2016 for his efforts to counter illegal fisheries in the European seas. The alarming rate of illegal […]

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Fighting for the Leuser Ecosystem

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Fighting for the Leuser Ecosystem A lecture by FFN laureate Farwiza Farhan – 21 June 2017 If protecting one of the most precious ecosystems in the world is your daily work, you probably have a lot of interesting things to tell. Indeed, during her interactive lecture in Amsterdam, Farwiza Farhan showed us how complex her […]

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Future for Nature Academy Day

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Future for Nature Academy Day 30 March 2017 The big day we’ve all been looking forward to had finally arrived: the (first) Future for Nature Academy Day! On Thursday 30 March, at half past three, a bus arrives in Wageningen, carrying 25 Future for Nature Award winners. The day prior to the ten year anniversary […]