News for 2014
The Tiffany & Co. Foundation awarded its first grant in coral conservation in 2000, the same year as the Foundation’s establishment.
 
In the presence of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, last month the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation teamed up with The Tiffany & Co. Foundation to cement their mutual dedication and commitment to the preservation and conservation of the oceans.
 
Beginning February 28, 2015, The Orchid Show: Chandeliers dramatically transforms The New York Botanical Garden’s landmark Enid A. Haupt Conservatory into the country’s largest curated show featuring orchids.
 
In October 2014, The Tiffany & Co. Foundation awarded Diamond Development Initiative International with a grant to support the registration of artisanal gold miners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
 
A new study has found that implementing stricter fisheries management overcame the expected detrimental effects of climate change disturbances in coral reef fisheries badly impacted by the 1997/98 El Niño, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.
 
On September 21, 2014, the High Line at the Rail Yards opened to the public. Visitors can now walk the entire length of the High Line in New York City, from Gansevoort Street to 34th Street.
Photo credit: Iwan Baan ©
Iwan Baan ©
 
The Sustainable Pearls Forum took place June 20 in Hong Kong, bringing pearl industry leaders around a table to discuss the importance of sustainability to cultured pearls.
 
In the 1980s, a poaching crisis devastated rhino populations in southern Africa and the rhino population was decimated in Botswana. The black rhino species has been particularly threatened by poaching, with only about 5,000 black rhinos remaining in the world.
 
WNED-TV Buffalo-Toronto presents a new documentary, “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America.”
 
The Tiffany & Co. Foundation has once again generously awarded a grant to the Diamond Development Initiative (DDI), further aiding the organization in its work to improve the lives of artisanal diamond miners.
 
The dramatic beauty of a flourishing tropical garden combines with vibrant architecture to bring Key West’s charm and ambience to New York.