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 Aleksey Smetana presents the project “Green Wall”

Fruitful meeting at Zheltokamensky quarry, Ukraine

14 Oct 2014 | Mr Viktor Gasso, the National jury member of the Quarry Life Award 2014 in Ukraine, visited Zheltokamensky quarry where contestants presented the results of their work.

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Winners of the Public Votes are known!

9 Oct 2014 | Competition was tight till the very last days. Congratulations to Kwasi Boadu Ntiamoah and his project "The use of vermicompost from organic food waste as a potential treat for topsoil in restoring biodiversity at quarry site reclamation” in Ghana. It reached 21.355 votes!

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Kerstin Nyberg, Environmental Manager at Cementa in Slite, Stina Näslund, Sara Östberg and Åsa Sjöblom from Boliden who is member of the jury.

Swedish students received scholarship for the QLA project

8 Oct 2014 | Sara Östberg and Stina Näslund have received a scholarship of 1.500 euro for well executed master thesis within sustainable development in the mining industry, appointed by the mining society SveMin at the yearly environmental conference at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

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Why biodiversity is so important?

Why biodiversity is so important?

2 Oct 2014 | According to the latest edition of the Living Planet Report, the planet Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years. What are the causes? How can we reverse this trend?

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Fascinating Quarries, Second-hand paradise

Fascinating quarries, second-hand paradise

22 Sep 2014 | Dr. Michael Rademacher, member of the International Jury, talks about his fascination by quarries, site rehabilitation and biodiversity.

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Last chance to vote for your favourite projects

16 Sep 2014 | Contestants have been hard at work this summer to progress on their projects. Over 400 news have been posted on the QLA blogs during the research period! Great findings, amazing pictures, analysis, results, new ideas and promotion have been published.

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Successful summer for the 2014 edition contestants

29 Aug 2014 | Over 200 news have been posted on the contestant’s blogs over the last two months! Great findings, surprises, deep analysis, first results, new ideas, good promotion, some very creative have been published. Have a look to them.

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Minister of Environment supports Quarry Life Award

18 Jul 2014 | On July 10th, at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Khatuna Gogaladze, the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources in Georgia, met with the QLA International Jury member - Erasto Njavike, the QLA global coordinator - Amy Wedel, and the Georgian QLA team.

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Group at the drinking water spring.

The Quarry Life Award raises more and more interest in Ukraine

24 Jun 2014 | While the 2nd edition of the Quarry Life Award is already in its active stage worldwide the contest is becoming even more attractive for future contestants.

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Happy World Environment Day!

5 Jun 2014 | On this special day, Quarry Life Award thanks all its contestants around the world for their active contribution to raise public awareness on the importance and value of Biodiversity. Through the 95 selected projects, over 400 people work intensively to make nature be the biggest winner of Quarry Life Award.

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Quarry Life Ukraine: Cycle ride participants at the Zheltokanka Quarry

Quarry Life Award community in Ukraine enhanced by cyclists

3 Jun 2014 | On May 24th 2014, the cycle ride with a special visit to the Zheltokamenka quarry was organized to promote The Quarry Life Award in Ukraine. A fantastic opportunity to present one of finalists projects called “Green Wall”.

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Public vote is now open!

28 May 2014 | Exciting new discoveries are regularly being posted by the contestants. Follow their amazing project ideas and show your support to the projects of your choice.

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