At the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 10) in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan in October 2010, Barry Gardiner, Former Minister of Forestry in the UK and Co-Chair of the GLOBE International Commission on Land Use Change and Ecosystems awarded the global 2010 IUCN - Reuters - COMplus Media Award for Excellence in Environmental Reporting to How an Amazonian tribe is mastering the modern world, by Juliane von Mittelstaedt for Germany’s Der Spiegel and How to save a forest by Anjali Nayar for Nature Magazine.
|How to save a forest - Anjali Nayar||PDF Document 2.10MB|
|Using the Internet to Save the Rainforest - Juliane von Mittelstaedt||PDF Document 83KB|
|Where losing the forest means losing your identity - Dewi Kurniawati||PDF Document 659KB|
|Bringing more life to the desert - Erick Falcon||PDF Document 34KB|
|Hot, Flat, Crowded - and Preparing for the Worst - Mason Inman||PDF Document 460KB|
|Solid gold in human ecretment - Arzouma Kiema||PDF Document 343KB|
At the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, Spain in October 2008, Pavan Sukhdev of Deutsche Bank and study leader of TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity), awarded the global 2008 Reuters - IUCN Media Award for Excellence in Environmental Reporting to Noémi Mercier of Canada for her story “Our computers are poisoning the planet” (Nos ordinateurs empoisonnent la planète).
|Noemi Mercier - Our Computers are poisoning the planet||PDF Document 69KB|
|Noemi Mercier - Nos ordinateurs empoisonnent la planète||PDF Document 496KB|
|Bethge Bredow Schwaegerl - A market for nature||PDF Document 79KB|
|Augustin del Castillo - Los nuevos millonarios de Riviera Nayarit||PDF Document 3.11MB|
|Ochieng Ogodo - The Hidden Costs of Valentine's Day||PDF Document 26KB|
|Hoang Quoc Dung - Articles on Illicit Wildlife Trading in Asia||PDF Document 118KB|
|Ramata Soré - L'art de reverdir le Sahel||PDF Document 23KB|
At the 2006 UN Climate Change Conference in Nairobi, Christine Milne, Australian Senator and IUCN Vice President, awarded the global 2006 Reuters - IUCN Media Award for Excellence in Environmental Reporting to Mrs Marina Walker Guevara of Argentina for her article "The children of lead“ (Los niňos del plomo).
|Marina Walker Guevara - Los niños del plomo||PDF Document 38KB|
|Marina Walker Guevara - The children of lead||PDF Document 39KB|
|Richard Stone and Hawk Jia - Going against the Flow||PDF Document 613KB|
|John Bohannon - Running out of Water - and Time||PDF Document 448KB|
|Anjan Sundaram - In Congo, Pygmies ill-prepared to fight for their forests||PDF Document 55KB|
|Dalia Abdel-Salam - Saccage en toute impunité||PDF Document 38KB|
|Dalia Abdel-Salam - Unpunished vandalism||PDF Document 37KB|
|Sara Phillips - Unquenchable||PDF Document 660KB|
At the 3rd IUCN World Conservation Congress, her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado, Honorary President of BirdLife International, awarded the global 2004 Reuters - IUCN Media Award for Excellence in Environmental Reporting to Mr Tom Knudson of the United States. He received the award for his article "State of Denial", published in US newspaper The Sacramento Bee.
|Tom Knudson - State of Denial||PDF Document 146KB|
|Massoud Ansari - The Untold Story||PDF Document 40KB|
|Duncan Graham-Rowe - Breaking up is hard to do||PDF Document 31KB|
|Leon Marshall - Persuading all to hold nature dear||PDF Document 26KB|
|Jean Valère Ngoubangoyi and Esther Pabou Mbaki - Congo Brazzaville: oil and gas flarings pollute the coasts||PDF Document 20KB|
|Tomàs H. Guevara - The Outflows of Coatepeque||PDF Document 71KB|
During the Awards Ceremony held in Washington DC, Her Majesty Queen Noor of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan awarded the global 2002 Reuters - IUCN Media Award for Excellence in Environmental Reporting to James Meek of The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom.
Her Majesty Queen Noor of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan awarded the global 2001 Reuters - IUCN Media Award for excellence in environmental journalism to Dee Raymer, of the Ecoforum magazine in Kenya, at a ceremony held in Berlin, 5 December, 2001.
In 2000, Her Majesty Queen Noor of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan awarded the global 2000 Reuters - IUCN Media Award for excellence in environmental journalism to Alanna Mitchell of The Globe and Mail newspaper in Canada. Mitchell received the award for her article "From the Vanishing Forests of Madagascar" - a comprehensive look at the growing number of extinct species on this island nation off the East Coast of Africa, which is often referred to as "the land of living fossils."
On 20 November 1999, Queen Noor of Jordan presented the first Reuters - IUCN Media Environmental Journalism Award to U.S. reporter Michael Pollan for an article he wrote for the New York Times Magazine on genetically modified food.
The Reuters - IUCN Media Awards were launched on 3 November 1998 at Fontainebleau, France, during celebrations to mark IUCN’s 50th anniversary. The Awards were launched to encourage better media coverage of the environment and promote excellence in environmental reporting world-wide.