The St Andrews Prize for the Environment

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11 July 2018

AN UPDATE FROM SPOUTS OF WATER - 2016 FINALIST

AN UPDATE FROM SPOUTS OF WATER - 2016 FINALIST

At 19 years old, Kathy Ku saw a problem and began working towards a solution. 10,000 people in Uganda were dying every year from drinking dirty water. Instead of taking a job with a consulting firm after graduation, Kathy stayed in Eastern Uganda with 2 colleagues to set up Spouts of Water.

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28 June 2018

TEDx TALK – DR VIK MOHAN, BLUE VENTURES

TEDx TALK – DR VIK MOHAN, BLUE VENTURES

St Andrews Prize 2014 Winner, Blue Ventures takes a holistic, integrated approach to conservation. Last year, Dr Vik Mohan who presented the project to the St Andrews Prize Trustees addressed a TEDx audience in Exeter. Here, we share that presentation in full. 

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18 June 2018

AN UPDATE FROM 2012 WINNER - THE LION GUARDIANS

AN UPDATE FROM 2012 WINNER - THE LION GUARDIANS

In 2012, Dr Leela Hazzah and Dr Stephanie Dolrenry made the trip to St Andrews University to represent their outstanding organisation, Lion Guardians. Founded in 2007, Lion Guardians is dedicated to finding and enacting long-term solutions for people and lions to co-exist.

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21 May 2018

AN UPDATE FROM TWO-TIME ST ANDREWS PRIZE WINNER

AN UPDATE FROM TWO-TIME ST ANDREWS PRIZE WINNER

Two-time Winner, Ian Thorpe has taken home the top prize for two outstanding innovations – The Elephant Pump in 2005, and the Elephant Toilet in 2008. Presenting both times on behalf of Pump Aid, the charity helps rural communities in Africa gain access to clean water and appropriate sanitation.

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14 May 2018

AN UPDATE FROM LITER OF LIGHT - 2016 WINNER

AN UPDATE FROM LITER OF LIGHT - 2016 WINNER

2 years ago, a young man named Vitor Belota Gomes was waiting in a lobby when, out of seemingly nowhere, he began to celebrate. Vitor had just received a very important email to say that Liter of Light Brazil, of which he was President, had just been shortlisted for the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2016.

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30 April 2018

2019 St Andrews Prize Opens For Entries

2019 St Andrews Prize Opens For Entries

The University of St Andrews and independent exploration and production company ConocoPhillips announce the call for entries for the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2019.

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27 April 2018

2018 Winner Announced - The Mountain Institute, Peru

2018 Winner Announced - The Mountain Institute, Peru

A project which integrates 2,000 years of indigenous knowledge of water management in the Andes with contemporary science and technology to create hybrid solutions that improve water security, support livelihoods, strengthen communities and increase ecosystem-wide resilience in mountain communities has won the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2018.

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23 April 2018

An update from 2017 Winner Plantwise

An update from 2017 Winner Plantwise

Even after being named as a finalist for the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2017, Dr Washington Otieno from Plantwise was still surprised to be announced as the eventual winner of the Prize.

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26 March 2018

2018 Finalists Announced

2018 Finalists Announced

Following receipt of entries from around the world, three finalists have been selected for this year’s prestigious St Andrews Prize for the Environment.

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