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​Winners of Global Awards

2010|2000|1990

​2019—DSA: E.J. Milner-Gulland, Richard Kingsford
            Conservation Beacon: Tuyeni Heita Mwampamba
            LaRoe: Kevin Hiew Wai Phang, Mark Shaffer
            Early Career Conservationist: Aerin Jacob

​2017—DSA: Father Hermann Borg, Angelo O'Connor Villagomez
            Conservation Beacon: Mimi Lam
            LaRoe: Patricia Heglund
            Early Career Conservationist: Diogo Verissimo

2015—​DSA: Elsa Cabrera, Kerry Sink, IUCN Red List Committee
            Early Career: Stacy Jupiter
            LaRoe: Sue Miller-Taei

2013—​DSA: Eleanor Sterling, Bill Sutherland, John Woinarski, The Center for the Study and Conservation of Raptors in Argentina (CECARA)
            Early Career: James Watson and Lucas Joppa
            LaRoe: Robin Waples

2011—​DSA: William Laurance, Patricia Majluf, Richard Primack
            Early Career: Michael Mascia
            LaRoe: Brian John Huntley

2010—​DSA: Idelisa Bonnelly de Calventi, Muhammad Mumtaz Malik, Jon Paul Rodríguez, Marine Mammal Commission, Julian Olden
            LaRoe: David Schindler

2009—​DSA: Kamal Bawa, Shivani Bhalla, Ernesto Enkerlin, Dr Aili Kang, George Schaller, Marika Tuiwawa
            LaRoe: Joel Berger

2008—​DSA: Mario Baudoin, Anne Kapuscinski, David Lindenmayer, Helene Marsh, Jorge Soberon
            LaRoe: Gonzalo Halffter

2007—​DSA: JC Daniel, Rodolfo Dirzo, Malcolm Hunter, Kathryn MacKinnon, Nature Kenya
            LaRoe: Jeremy Jackson

2006—​DSA: Javier Simonetti, Dee Boersma, Yolanda Kakabadse Navarro, Mark Burgman, Nature Conservation Foundation
            LaRoe: Stuart Pimm

2005—​DSA: Binod Chandra Choudhury, Maria Elena Ibarra, Richard Cowling, David Ferguson, Tropical Biology Association
            LaRoe: Daniel Pauly

2004—​DSA: Gerardo Ceballos Gonzalez, Bittu Sahgal, A.J.T. Johnsingh, International Crane Foundation
             LaRoe: Jerry Franklin

2003—​DSA: Jane Lubchenco, The Aldo Leopold Foundation, Martha Isabel Ruiz Corzo, Sarath Kotagama, Michael Dombeck
            LaRoe: Stephen Schneider

2002—​DSA: Georgina M. Mace, The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands, Márcio Ayres, David Attenborough, Phoebe Barnard, Anil Agarwal
             LaRoe: John Lawton

2001—​DSA: The Patrol Guards of the Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature, Eugene P. Odum, José Sarukhán Kermez, David S. Wilcove, Biodiversity Legal Foundation, Gary Larson
             LaRoe: Robert Pressey

2000—​DSA: The 5200 Contributors to the Loomis Forest, John J. Craighead, Tan Sri Datuk Amar Haji Hamid Bugo, Peter H. Raven, Robert Goodland, Gary Paul Nabhan
             LaRoe: Edwin Philip Pister

1999—​DSA: Instituto de Pesquisas Ecologicas (IPE), Brazil, John L. Craig, N. Thompson Hobbs, Lorena Calvo M., Administrative Management and Design (ADMADE) Program, Zambia, Peter Matthiessen
             LaRoe: Chandler Robbins

1998—​DSA: Palau Conservation Society, Sir Otto Frankel, Denis Saunders, George Rabb, Andy Robinson, Kathleen Blanchard/Quebec-Labrador Foundation, Graeme Caughley (Special award - posthumous)
             LaRoe: J. Michael Scott

1997—​DSA: Amur River Project, Donald Worster, Jack Williams, Robert Michael Pyle, Daniel Kemmis, Wild Earth
             LaRoe: Barry Noon

1996—​DSA: Malpai Borderlands Group, Gordon Orians, James Williams, William Conway, Ken Saro-wiwa (posthumous), Elizabeth Donnelly/Journey North Project
             LaRoe: Katherine Ralls

1995—​DSA: Herman Daly, Larry Harris, Daniel Janzen, Mardy Murie, High Country News, Jim Nelson, Wildlife Conservation Society
             LaRoe: Reed Noss

1994—​DSA: Exequiel Ezcurra, Hugh Iltis, Toshio Kasuya, Robert Repetto, José Sarhukan, Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Albert Gore

1993—​DSA: The Nature Conservancy, David Ehrenfeld, Michael Soule, Robert E. Jenkins, Jeff DeBonis, J. Michael Scott

1992—​DSA: The Wildlife Society, Stephen H. Hubbell, Henry F. Howe, Lorraine Mintzmyer, Robert Costanza, Island Press

1991—​DSA: Bat Conservation International, Jack Ward Thomas, Sara Vickerman, Roger Lewin, Theodore Panayatou, Victor Sheffer, E.O. Wilson, Joe Hickey (special award)

1990—​DSA: Alwyn Gentry, Phil Pister, Steve Kellert, Paulo Nogueira Neto

1989—​DSA: David Western, John Terborgh, Stan Temple, Noel Snyder, John Krutilla

1988—​DSA: Ray Dasmann, Michael Bean, Devra Kleiman, Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust, Inter-Agency Grizzly Bear Team

1987 (first year)—​DSA: Norman Myers, Paul Ehrlich, Michael Lannarty, New York Zoological Society