â€¢ The Mamirauá Institute and partner institutions promote the second edition of the Youth Conservationist Prize in Tefé; the spotted jaguar was chosen as this yearâ€™s theme.
â€¢ The Institute is awarded the National Biodiversity prize from the Ministry of the Environment for its â€œAmazonian Manatee Conservationâ€ initiative.
â€¢ IDSM receives the IGUi Environmental prize for the â€œAmazonian aquatic turtles: life adapted to the annual river flooding and drought cyclesâ€ initiative.
â€¢ Finalist for the Energy Globe Award and the Foundation of Bank Brazilâ€™s Social Technology Prize, 2015 for its â€œShared Fisheries Managementâ€ initiative.
â€¢ Awarded the Fapeam Scientific Journalism Prize, 2015 for the article â€œElas na Pescaâ€.
â€¢ Finalist for the Professor Samuel Benchimol Prize and the Bank of Amazonia prize for Conscientious Entrepreneurship for the â€œAeróstato Remoto de Telecomunicação e Sensoriamento para Inclusão Digitalâ€ project.
â€¢ Finalist for the "World Responsible Tourism Awards" for its â€œPousada Uacariâ€ initiative.
â€¢ Awarded the 2015 TOP sustainability prize by the Brazilian Association of Tourism Operators for its â€œPousada Uacariâ€ initiative.
â€¢ Paula Araujo of the Mamirauá Institute is awarded the â€œGreen Talentâ€ award by the German Ministry of the Environment.
â€¢ The institute is a finalist for the Milton Cordeiro Prize of Journalism for its article called 'Mãe perto, ninho protegido'.
â€¢ Acknowledgments for papers presented at the 16th Brazilian Primatology Conference occurring from November 9th to the 13th in Manaus: the Liza Veiga Prize awarded to Priscila Maria Pereira one of the authors of the study â€œCharacterization of the slaughter of primates in traditional communities in Central Amazonia and 3rd place (Honorable Mention) to Fernanda Paim, one of the authors of the study â€œMonitoring of a threatened species of squirrel monkey (Saimiri vanzolinii) in a conservation area in Central Amazoniaâ€.