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.
14 May 2018
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.
23 April 2018
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.
22 January 2018
We heard from Christope at the beginning of 2017 where he shared how the Moyen Bafing Project was progressing. One year on, we’re delighted to receive another update on this amazing project, and how the St Andrews Prize for the Environment has helped WCF in reaching their goals.
15 May 2017
Watch videos and interviews from the 2017 St Andrews Prize for the Environment.
01 February 2017
We are delighted to share this update with you from our 2015 St Andrews Prize Winner, The Wild Chimpanzee Foundation.
28 October 2016
The St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2016 saw a high calibre of innovative environmental projects from across the globe. Finalist, LITER OF LIGHT Brazil, wowed the judges with their project, and walked away with the 2016 Prize as a result.