WWF's Conservation Innovation Awards


What's your bright idea? 

New Zealand's environment is in crisis, so business as usual isn't an option. WWF-New Zealand wants game-changing ideas that will change the face of conservation.

If you’re an innovator, an inventor or a creator, we want to hear from YOU!

Enter your big, bold ideas into the 2017 Conservation Innovation Awards, which will be open from 25 September to 15 October. A prize of $25,000 will be awarded to each of the three winners.

Watch this short film featuring 2016's CIA award winners

The categories

2016 winner Philip Solaris

2016 winner with DroneCounts Philip Solaris

This year we are awarding prizes in three categories: 

Engaging young people and communities

Seeking new ways of engaging people to increase the scale and effectiveness of community engagement in conservation

Predator Free New Zealand 2050

Unearthing new methods and technologies for eradicating mammalian pests in New Zealand

Open Category

All environmental solutions are welcome here


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