Winner of Almost Famous Award / 2016 Spring:
Save Vietnam’s Wildlife
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Congratulations to Save Vietnam’s Wildlife who receives the SGD5,000 prize and big thank you to all the participants.
About Winning Organization
Save Vietnam’s Wildlife is a national non-profit organisation, committed to protecting and increasing populations of threatened wildlife in Vietnam by rescuing threatened animals, protecting entire populations and ensuring secured habitats. Save Vietnam’s Wildlife acts to identify and select the best solutions which encompass high conservation value, are scientifically based, consider human requirements and empower people to take informed action.
- 20 eligible organizations, 8 participated in the award—40% participation rate
- Around 10 critically endangered and lesser known species promoted through the award
- Shared with close to 1 million Facebook fans in total, all posts combined reached a total of 2,100 likes and 2,160 shares
- The award reached a total of measured 388,544 people just on Facebook
- The top 3 posts by Save Vietnam’s Wildlife achieved 2,203 likes and shares in total. With their Facebook group having 6,350 followers, this is an incredible engagement rate of more than 11%
- Average engagement rate was 4% (based on the top 3 submitted posts by each participant)
Top Participants and Posts
Our Winner of 2016, Save Vietnam’s Wildlife, is a national non-profit organisation, committed to protecting and increasing populations of threatened wildlife in Vietnam by rescuing threatened animals, protecting entire populations and ensuring secured habitats. We act to identify and select the best solutions which encompass high conservation value, are scientifically based, consider human requirements and empower people to take informed action.
Haribon Foundation is the Philippines pioneer environmental organization. Haribon practically gave birth to the Philippine environmental movement. Hatched in 1972, the organization, and the individuals it trained and nurtured were instrumental in the formation of other environmental organizations in the country. The niche of Haribon – developed over 40 years of scientific excellence and socio-economic research – is biodiversity conservation. The Foundation’s natural and social scientists continue to work with people from all levels of governance to develop sustainable resource management strategies.
Project ANOULAK was initiated in 2012 when Camille Coudrat started conducting her PhD research in Nakai-Nam Theun National Protected Area (NNT NPA) in central-eastern Laos. The project is developed and implemented around four components: scientific research, capacity building, habitat protection, and environmental education and community involvement. Their long-term goal is to safeguard the biodiversity and ecosystem in Nakai-Nam Theun National Protected Area and support the local community for their sustainable livelihoods and development.
Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) is the holding company of award-winning attractions Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo. WRS is dedicated to the management of world-class leisure attractions that foster conservation and research while educating visitors about animals and their habitats. A self-funded organisation, WRS also collaborates with various partners, organisations and institutions aimed to protect local and global biodiversity. Each year, Jurong Bird Park welcomes over 900,000 visitors, Night Safari 1.1 million, and Singapore Zoo 1.7 million.
Begawan Foundation is the brainchild of Bradley and Debbie Gardner, who were also the creative forces behind the world-renowned Begawan Giri Estate on the Indonesian island of Bali. After discovering this magical spot while holidaying on the island in 1989, the couple formed a vision to create a private estate at Begawan that would be both economically viable and sustain the surrounding villages.
TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, is the leading non-governmental organization working globally on trade in wild animals and plants in the context of both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. TRAFFIC’s considerable reputation, credibility and influence are built on its development of carefully researched, reliable knowledge, its sound and impartial analysis of wildlife trade issues, its awareness of the wider socio-economic setting, its strategic approach to catalysing change and its wide experience of assisting the practical application of solutions.