Fundacion para la Defensa del Ambiente (FUNAM)
FUNAM was awarded the "Conservar el Futuro" Annual Prize by the National Park Administration and the Bigua Prize from Cordoba's non-governmental organisations (NG0s). As an NGO FUNAM developed research, environmental education and a wide environmental network. Its "Children's Environment Defenders Club" has a membership of more than 1,000 children. FUNAM has participated in radio and television programmes. Since 1982 FUNAM conducted more than 50 courses on environmental issues, and its booklets and technical proposals are widely used in Argentina. FUNAM also contributed to the closure of Los Gigantes Uranium mining, and started national and international campaigns against environmental destruction.