15 August 2019
St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2017 Winner, Plantwise recently showcased its expertise in plant protection and improving rural livelihoods to a global audience of agriculture experts and scientists at the recent International Conference on Plant Protection in Horticulture held at ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru.
17 June 2019
Kristin Kagetsu - Cofounder of the 2019 St Andrews Prize for the Environment Winner, Saathi - spoke to us about what it meant to win the Prize and how it has helped to grow the organisation.
22 February 2019
A project which produces eco-friendly, 100% biodegradable and compostable sanitary pads in the state of Gujarat, India has won the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2019.
15 November 2018
Lucy King from Save the Elephants gives an update on the 2013 Prize-winning Project, Elephants and Bees.
02 November 2018
Ana Cláudia Torres from 2016 Finalist, the Mamirauá Institute, gives an update on their Fishing Management Programme and the advice they'd give to those considering entering in future.
23 October 2018
Erika Vohman is passionate about the Maya tree! Through the Maya Nut Programme, Erika teaches communities about Maya seeds and fruit, showing them how this important food source can be harvested.
07 September 2018
With its ancient roots in Aztec and Chinese agriculture, aquaponics is by no means a new invention. However, The Pump, The Fish and The Garden takes this innovative method and uses it to provide food, nutrition and livelihood to poor communities in the Philippines.
11 July 2018
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.
18 June 2018
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.
21 May 2018
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.