[meetyeti] RBS Earth Heroes Awards 2014

  • From: "Nimesh Ved" <nimesh.ved@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Nathist Yahoogroups" <nathistory-india@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Conservation Education" <conservationeducation@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Tiger Watch" <tigerwatchindia@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "YETI" <meetyeti@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 May 2014 16:59:21 +0530

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RBS Earth Heroes Awards 2014



The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in association with World Association of Zoos 
and Aquariums (WAZA) conference will present the RBS Earth Heroes Awards 2014 
in November in New Delhi. 

The RBS Foundation India, as a not-for-profit entity of RBS is actively 
supporting conservation by providing sustainable livelihoods to forest 
dependent communities especially in the ecologically fragile landscapes and 
other locations in the country. The livelihood projects are helping poor 
households enhance their incomes from alternative sources of livelihoods, 
undertake natural resource management and thereby pave way for a constructive 
relationship between communities and efforts towards conservation.

As an extension of work done by us, we have institutionalized the RBS ‘Earth 
Heroes’ Awards from 2011 to recognize and honor individuals and institutions 
who work exceptionally hard to preserve and protect our critical eco-systems.

Award categories include:-

  1.. RBS ‘Earth Hero Award (Felicitation) Individual
This award recognizes extraordinary achievements of an individual who has 
worked a life time in conservation of wildlife, natural resource management, 
and environment and has influenced policy.

No nominations will be accepted as this will be the Jury’s choice.

  2.. RBS ‘ Earth Guardian’ Award  – Institution 
This award recognizes an institution (NGO/Corporate/Government) that has made 
exceptional contributions in the field of conservation of wildlife, human life 
and property in wild habitats, natural resource management, environment, 
wildlife research and awareness building.


  3.. RBS ‘Save The Species’ Award - 2 Individuals
This award recognizes an individual who has been involved, directly or 
indirectly, in protecting any endangered species and has also contributed to 
education, awareness programs, capacity building and resolving man-animal 

  4.. RBS ‘Inspire’ Award –Individual or Institutional
This award recognizes an individual (journalist/filmmaker/artist) who has 
inspired action on conservation of wildlife, natural resource management and 
environmental protection through his/her creative expression.

  5.. RBS ‘Green Warrior’ Award –2 individuals
This award recognizes two individuals who have done commendable work in 
conservation of wildlife, natural resource management, environment protection, 
human lives and property.

The Selection Process

The jury will include experts from the field of conservation, bio-diversity, 
science, government, media, The Royal Bank of Scotland N.V, National 
Biodiversity Authority and the Bombay Natural History Society. The jury will 
evaluate the nominations and select a finalist for each award.

The timelines for the selection process are as follows:

Last date for submitting nominations: - 1st July, 2014

Award winners to be informed by: - 30th September, 2014

To request a nomination form, please contact 

RBS Foundation India

Email – foundation@xxxxxxx

Phone - +91 -22 – 66232469


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