2010 Awards results

wetland globes


After a successful awards event at the CBD COP in Nagoya on the 26th of October, and can now announce the awards.  There were 16 awards, across 6 continents.  Projects ranged from wetland restoration in Rwanda, communities protesting against wetland damage in Costa Rica, to praise for protection of Lake Natron in Tanzania.  For the full list of awards please see below, or click here for the final report (4mb).  For a map of all wetlands that were voted for, please click here.

Blue Globes: 

Lake Natron Basin (Tanzania), Nakatsu tidal flats (Japan), Danube Delta (Romania),  Laguna de la Cocha (Colombia), Marais de Kergus (Canada), Pambula wetlands (Australia)

Green Globes:Lake Natron prize

Rugezi-Bulera-Ruhondo (Rwanda), Riserva Naturale Regionale Foce dell'Isonzo (Italy), Laguna de Cube (Ecuador), Olentangy River Wetlands (Ohio, US),

Grey Globes:

Embouchure de la Moulouya (Morocco), Lower Jordan River (Syria, Jordan, Israel), Mar Menor (Spain), Playa Caletas (Costa Rica), Louisiana Coastal Wetlands (US), Lower Merri River (Australia).