Voices for Biodiversity

Accolades

National Federation of Press Women Awards Second Place Prize for Best Article to Voices for Biodiversity Writer, Debra Denker

- Apr 30, 2020

The National Federation of Press Women have awarded second place to Debra Denker for her article Protecting the Arctic Refuge: Gwich’in People Defend the Sacred in the annual contest’s Green/Environmental Specialty Articles category. The article was published by Voices for Biodiversity on August 7, 2019. The NFPW is a nationwide organization of women and men pursuing careers across the communications spectrum, including print and electronic journalism, freelancing, new media, books, public relations, marketing, graphic design, photography, advertising, radio and television.


National Federation of Press Women Awards Honorable Mention for Best Website to Voices for Biodiversity

- Apr 30, 2020

The National Federation of Press Women have awarded an honorable mention to Founder Tara Waters Lumpkin for the website Voices for Biodiversity being the “best website edited or managed by a nonprofit, government agency or educational organization” in its annual communications contest. The NFPW is a nationwide organization of women and men pursuing careers across the communications spectrum, including print and electronic journalism, freelancing, new media, books, public relations, marketing, graphic design, photography, advertising, radio and television.


New Mexico Press Women Awards First Place Prize for Best Article to Voices for Biodiversity Writer, Debra Denker

- Mar 07, 2020

The New Mexico Press Women have awarded first prize to Debra Denker for her article Protecting the Arctic Refuge: Gwich’in People Defend the Sacred in the annual contest’s Green/Environmental Specialty Articles category. The article was published by Voices for Biodiversity on August 7, 2019. 


New Mexico Press Women Awards First Prize for Best Website to Voices for Biodiversity

- Mar 07, 2020

The New Mexico Press Women have awarded first prize to Founder Tara Waters Lumpkin for the website Voices for Biodiversity being the “best website edited or managed by a nonprofit, government agency or educational organization” in its annual communications contest.


Filmmaker Elke Duerr Recommends sharing work with Voices for Biodiversity

- Oct 23, 2019

It was a pleasure and delight to work with Voices for Biodiversity. Executive Director, Kira Johnson respected my suggestions and kept in tune with the tenor or my original work. The organization has great editors as well. I can only recommend submitting your environmental creations to Voices for Biodiversity.


Voices for Biodiversity Program Manager Kira Johnson (Sadler), nominated for Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award

- Sep 11, 2019

Voices for Biodiversity’s Program Manager, Kira Johnson (Sadler) was nominated for the Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award in the fall of 2019. She was nominated for her work “elevating diverse voices in conservation” with Voices for Biodiversity. The award is given annually to a scientist, entrepreneur, engineer, activist or artist—under the age of 40—who stands poised to make a game-changing difference.


Taos Environmental Film Festival Presents Voices for Biodiversity with the Environmental Activism in Film Award

- Apr 25, 2019

Voices for Biodiversity has been awarded the Environmental Activism in Film award at the Taos Environmental Film Festival (TEFF). Voices for Biodiversity Program Manager and Managing Editor, Kira Johnson (Sadler) was present to accept the award.


New Mexico Press Women Awards First Prize for Best Website to Voices for Biodiversity

- Mar 07, 2019

The New Mexico Press Women have awarded first prize to Kira Johnson (Sadler) for the website Voices for Biodiversity being the “best website edited or managed by a nonprofit, government agency or educational organization” in its annual communications contest.


V4B Program Director Featured in the Society of Women Geographers

- Dec 18, 2018

Voices for Biodiversity and V4B Program Director Featured in the Society of Women Geographers’ “My Work, My World”

Voices for Biodiversity and our Program Director Kira Sadler are being showcased in the winter newsletter of the Society of Women Geographers (SWG). The article, part of the “My Work, My World” section of the newsletter, spreads over two full pages and includes photographs from Voices for Biodiversity publications. It features information about Sadler’s background, and explores Voices for Biodiversity’s work and why it is so important. The piece closes with an invitation to all SWG members to publish with us and be Voices for Biodiversity.


Green Fire Times Publishes Article about Voices for Biodiversity

- Sep 29, 2018

The Green Fire Times, a publication dedicated to sustainability in the southwest, published an article by Voices for Biodiversity’s director Kira Sadler. The article discusses biodiversity conservation in New Mexico and the surrounding area, showcases Voices for Biodiversity’s New Mexican contributors and puts out a call to the Green Fire Time’s readers to contribute their stories. The article shares, “The Voices for Biodiversity team helps those who do not have the writing, photography, video skills or tools needed to share their stories by providing support to structure, edit, transcribe and translate their stories. Through publication, we are raising awareness about biodiversity loss, including diverse voices in conversations about conservation and leveraging individuals into greater opportunities to work on environmental issues, particularly in their local communities.”


National Federation of Press Women awards honorable mention in communication to Voices for Biodiversity

- May 20, 2018

The National Federation of Press Women awards an honorable mention to Kira Johnson (Sadler) for the website Voices for Biodiversity being the “best website edited or managed by a nonprofit, government agency or educational organization” in its annual national communications contest. In 2015 Voices for Biodiversity won first prize for this award as well. The NFPW is a nationwide organization of women and men pursuing careers across the communications spectrum, including print and electronic journalism, freelancing, new media, books, public relations, marketing, graphic design, photography, advertising, radio and television.


New Mexico Press Women Awards First Prize for Best Website to Voices for Biodiversity

- Mar 07, 2018

The New Mexico Press Women have awarded first prize to Kira Johnson (Sadler) for the website Voices for Biodiversity being the “best website edited or managed by a nonprofit, government agency or educational organization” in its annual communications contest.