Monday, February 11, 2013


AWARDS: Forests for People

The United Nations Forum on Forests seeks nominees for the following awards to be presented at the UNFF meeting in Istanbul, Turkey later this year.

Forest Hero Awards. A Forest Hero can be ANYONE – from grassroots initiatives and innovative entrepreneurs. If you have made an outstanding commitment to forests, and effected real change, we want to know who you are! Five heroes will be awarded in Istanbul in April.

Short Film Awards. Send us your films, under 5 minutes, that share your forest story. How it inspires you. Shelters you. Nurtures you. The 5 winning films will be awarded and premiered in Istanbul in April, as well as screened at the 2013 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival in September.

Photo Awards. Share photos that visually capture your relationship to forests. Whether you are a professional nature photographer, eco explorer, expert holidaymaker, amateur adventurer or die-hard conservationist—you have a point of view and we want to see it! Five winners will be awarded in Istanbul in April.

Deadline: February 22, 2013

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