8th Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan

Honoring the Heroes of the Environment and People's Rights

Deadline for nominations: July 20, 2024

Previous Year's awardees

Most Distinguished Awardee

CHAD ERROL BOOC

Most Distinguished Awardee (Posthumous Award) Chad Booc was a staunch activist, teacher, and advocate for the Lumad’s right to education, and their ancestral lands, and to self determination. A well-known activist during his college days at the University of the Philippines Diliman, went on to graduate with honors (cum laude) from a Computer Science course.Back […]

Individual Awardees

VERTUDEZ “DAISY MACAPANPAN

Individual Awardee 69-year-old Vertudez “Daisy” Macapanpan is not only a grandmother. She is a teacher, poet, writer, journalist, long-time activist and advocate of the environment. Called “Mader” or “Mother Nature” by her peers and young environmental advocates, Macapanpan currently leads the campaign to protect the rich mountains of Southern Tagalog from environmentally destructive projects, including […]

DR. KELVIN RODOLFO

Individual Awardee Dr. Kelvin Rodolfo is known for being consistent in his support for the environmental struggles of local communities by providing them with his technical expertise. He has analyzed and explained the impacts of many environmentally critical big-ticket projects, including planned and ongoing multibillion peso reclamation undertakings in Manila Bay and the revival of […]

DANIEL JASON MACHES

Individual Awardee Daniel Jason Maches is young, but he has shown unwavering commitment and passion for promoting the conservation of his tribe’s forests in Barlig, Mountain Province and the preservation of the culture of his Lias tribe. His active opposition to the suspension of a road project that would have opened up the Barlig forests […]

Organizational Awardees

TUMANDOK NGA MANGUNGUMA NGA NAGAPANGAPIN SA DUTA KAG KABUHI (TUMANDUK)

Organizational Awardee Tumandok nga Mangunguma nga Nagapangapin sa Duta kag Kabuhi (TUMANDUK) is the organization that leads the indigenous Tumandok people’s struggles to defend their lands, lives and livelihood. Also known as the Suludnon, the Panay-Bukidnon or Pan-ayanon, the Tumandok people are the indigenous Filipino people who reside in the Capiz-Lambunao mountainous area and the […]

SAMAHAN NG MGA MANGINGISDA AT MAMAMAYAN SA LATIAN NG BULAKAN (SMB)

Organizational Awardee The Samahan ng mga Mangingisda at Mamamayan sa Latian ng Bulacan (SMB) [Association of Fishermen and Citizens of the Bulakan Swamp] is a local people’s organization that actively opposes the multi-billion New Manila International ‘aerotropolis’ project of the San Miguel Corp. (SMC). SMB is against the airport project, pointing out that this will […]

UNITED ORGANIZATION OF DIDIPIO RESIDENTS

Organizational Awardee United Organization of Didipio Residents (UODR) leads the struggle in Didipio, Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya against plunder of natural resources. Their advocacy also transcends outside their province as they prevent the destruction of watershed haven of Northern Luzon and echo the call for the rightful utilization of natural resources all over the country. UODR […]

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