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Nominate an “unsung hero of conservation” in Africa or Latin America for National Geographic award

National Geographic Society is currently soliciting nominations for the 2018 National Geographic Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation in Africa and Latin America. These awards honor the unsung heroes of conservation by celebrating the recipients’ past achievements and supporting ongoing work in conserving nature. Each award includes a $25,000 grant.

Click here to submit a nomination.

The awards are limited to nationals of any country in Latin America or Africa working in their regions. The deadline to submit nominations is January 8, 2018. The winners will be announced in June 2018.

Find more information about the awards, including profiles of past awardees on the website.

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