Balipara Foundation Annual Awards

Award Category Description
The Annual Balipara Foundation Award

This is a nominated award, which will be presented by the Balipara Foundation Board to a government or non-government organization, whose contribution to the protection of wild nature has gone beyond the call of duty and which has displayed demonstrable success in the arena of nature conservation

The Balipara Foundation Naturenomics Award

The current model of economic development forces us to make a choice between development & sustaining natural resources. Contrary to this belief, Naturenomics believes that this need not be a choice, but the only choice to have economic development along with sustaining our natural resources. This award will be presented to a green entrepreneur whose financial and ecological success has proven to be sustainable in wealth formation through the securitization of natural assets such as food, water, energy and environment.

The Balipara Foundation Green Legal Award

We are in search of a lawyer or an organization that has used the courts to win justice for wildlife or for communities living in or around ecologically fragile wildernesses.

The Balipara Foundation Eastern - Himalayan Conservation Award

We are in search of an individual, community or organization that has significantly and successfully worked to protect the wildlife or wildernesses of the Eastern Himalaya upon which millions of people depend for their sustenance.

The Balipara Foundation Green Guru Award

We are in search of a green teacher whose purpose in life is to inspire young people to respect, learn about and protect nature. The individual should have leadership qualities, including missionary zeal, passion and dedication so that others may seek to emulate his or her example.

The Balipara Foundation Young Naturalist Award

We are in search of a young boy or girl in the age group 15 to 25 whose life has been dedicated to the protection of nature. The individuals we seek are agents of change and thought leaders of tomorrow and may be students, researchers, employees, or villagers.

The Balipara Foundation Food for the Future Award

We are in search of a visionary individual, who might be a scientist, NGO, villager or entrepreneur who has made a significant contribution to the promotion of organic food, or has demonstrated alternative farming methods that increase yields using ecological principles that have brought about replicable change.

The Balipara Foundation Nature Conservancy Award

We are in search of a community or organization, government or non-governmental that has restored a parcel of non-forest land or deforested land to protected, biodiversity-rich forest status for posterity.

The Balipara Foundation Lifetime Service Award

We are looking for an individual whose life has been devoted to the ecological welfare of the people of the Eastern Himalayas and whose philosophy and purpose have been guided by the need to protect, restore and care of nature. We are in search of a true hero; an Indian woman or man who is an inspiration to all.

Special Award: Forest Guard Award

This award will be presented to forest staff of Forest Departments for their exemplary service towards the protection of Fauna and Flora in National parks and reserve forest of the Eastern Himalayas.

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