Photographic Exhibition at National Geographic Gallery, London
You're invited to join acclaimed filmmakers Beverly and Dereck Joubert, National Geographic Explorers in Residence, and five time Emmy Award winners, for a special evening of discussions and an exhibition of famous images from Beverly Joubert’s fine art photography’s shown for the first time at the gallery at National Geographic Store on Regent Street, London.
Presidential order of Meritorious Awarded to Dereck and Beverly Joubert
Press Release 27th September. President, His Excellency Ian Khama presented the Presidential order of Meritorious to Dereck and Beverly Joubert, filmmakers, conservationist and Explorers in Residence with National Geographic. The award is for both their conservation work and the outstanding impact that their films and books and appearances have brought to Botswana.
Eight ways to save Africa's last wild lions
If cats really do have nine lives, the big wild cats of Africa are probably down to their last one or two.
But help may be on the way, in the form of an ambitious new program to explore, test, and develop successful strategies to restore and safeguard the continent's lions, cheetahs, and leopards.
The brainchild of Dereck and Beverly Joubert, veteran wildlife filmmakers and photographers, the National Geographic Big Cats Initiative has seeded eight field projects in recent months in an effort to stop and reverse the precipitous decline of Africa's lions.
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EMA's Introducing the Legacy Award
It's fitting for the 20th Anniversary Environmental Media Awards to introduce, for the first time, the Legacy Award. After all, the Environmental Media Association was founded 20 years ago by Norman and Lyn Lear, and Cindy and Alan Horn, whose vision was to get environmental messages into entertainment - into television, film and music - and try to educate and motivate the public through entertainment. A true legacy of its own.
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Another Award for the Jouberts
This weekend (4-6 July 2009) in Singita, a world famous reserve in South Africa, two filmmakers and National Geographic Explorers were inducted into a very special group, one that includes President Jimmy Carter, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Colin Powell, Professor Richard Leakey, Dame Jane Goodall, Jeremy Irons, Sol Kersner to name just a few. It is the Academy of Achievement, and its 'class of 09' now included Dereck and Beverly Joubert. The idea of the summit of notables is not only to create a network of the world's leaders, but to expose some of the brightest graduate students from around the globe to their ideas.
Dereck and Beverly were presented with their Gold Plate Award at a ceremony in the bush by Professor Leakey and hosted by Cathy and Wayne Reynolds in the presence of the The Honourable Antonio Villaraigosa; Mayor of Los Angeles, actor Jeremy Irons, Journalist and presenter Sam Donaldson, Dr Alexander Mc Call Smith (British author of the First Ladies Detective novels,) and Chris Matthews from the probing MSNBC TV show Hardball who was also honoured this year with Nadine Gordimer (Nobel laureate), Cyril Ramaphosa, Wole Soyinka (Nobel laureate) Dr Joseph Stiglitz (Nobel laureate).
Multi media Exhibition at the National Geographic Museum in Washington DC from February to October on two of Africa's super predators: Lions and Leopards. This is a reflection on the Joubert's life with Big Cats over 28 years. Produced by Dereck and Beverly Joubert.
"Face to Face with Lions" and "Face to Face with Elephants" have been nominated for the "Outstanding Science Trade Books list for 2008" This list is selected annually by a committee of the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Books Council (USA).
Beverly and Dereck Joubert won the Granada Award for Animal Behaviour for “Eye of the Leopard” at the 2008 Panda Awards. The awards were handed out on 22 October 2008 at this year’s Wildscreen Film Festival in Bristol, England.
In it’s 26th year, the awards are regarded as the most prestigious in the natural history filmmaking calendar. Over 420 entries were received this year.
The Jouberts said they are ecstatic about this latest award. “Having spent almost three years with Lagadema, Eye of the Leopard is a film that is very close to our hearts. This little leopard has become an ambassador for all other cats around the world.”
Earlier this month (11 October 2008), the Jouberts were also honoured with the 2008 World Ecology Award at the University of Missouri – St. Louis.
The World Ecology Award is presented by the Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center. The award recognizes eminent individuals who have raised public awareness of global ecological issues and made significant contributions to environmental protection and biodiversity conservation.
Previous winners of the World Ecology Award include Dr. Richard Leakey, Conservation International, HRH Prince Charles and Dr. Jane Goodall.
COMMUNICATION ARTS PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION
Beverly Joubert has received the 2007 Award of Excellence at the 48th Communication Arts Annual Photographic Exhibition held in the United States.