Dr. Asha de Vos is a Sri Lankan marine biologist, ocean educator and pioneer of blue whale research within the Northern Indian Ocean. De Vos founded Oceanswell, Sri Lanka’s first marine conservation research and education non-profit. She will receive our Sea Award.Read More
For three decades, Dr. Nalini Nadkarni has used mountain-climbing techniques, construction cranes, and hot air balloons to explore life in the treetops of Costa Rica and the Pacific Northwest, documenting biota that are rarely or never seen on the forest floor. She also studies the effects of forest fragmentation on biodiversity, and has published over 110 scientific articles and three scholarly books. She is a Professor of Biology at the University of Utah, and her research has been supported by over 40 grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Geographic Society. She will receive our Lifetime Achievement Award.Read More
Thandiwe Mweetwa is a senior ecologist and community educator with the Zambian Carnivore Programme. Her work focuses on studying population dynamics and threats to survival of lions and other carnivores in eastern Zambia in order to protect the species and their habitat. She will receive our Conservation Award.Read More
The WINGS flag is currently in the outskirts of the Manas National Park in Assam, India,
where Silvia Schrötter, a Master’s student at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, is working to help reduce the overexploitation of the Bengal tiger.Read More
There’s seemingly no limit to the number of podcasts you can listen to.
Even on the topic of science, a quick iTunes search yields dozens of results. But a subject we think could use some more attention? Women in STEM.Read More