Past events

Past events

Future for Nature Award Show 2017

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 His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, the guest of honour, the three fresh Future for Nature Award Winners of 2017, Shariar Caesar Rahman, Farwiza Farhan and Hana…

Unconventional collaborations and Marine Conservation

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 fisheries and lack of legal enforcement to protect marine resources now demands conservation to take an innovative approach. Accordingly, Wietse is ‘changing the game of…

Fighting for the Leuser Ecosystem

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 work is, but even more how important it is to conserve the last place on earth where rhinos, tigers, bears, orangutans and elephants roam together….

Future for Nature Academy Day

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 of the Future for Nature Awards, we are lucky to have invited all the FFN winners of the past decade. Upon arrival at the GAIA…