WATCH our 2018 Eco-Hero Conference LIVE from Google SF on Saturday, August 25th at 10am PST

BE INSPIRED! Watch the 2018 International Young Eco-Heroes meet at Google’s San Francisco offices and via Google Hangouts on Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 10 a.m. to noon Pacific time. Participants will discuss their projects and take questions via chat from the audience watching the live stream. Join the Live Conference with THIS STREAMING LINK: https://stream.meet.google.com/stream/5ae71e58-9fe0-4d1e-8df7-7fdecf16b24c

The best way to view the live stream is from a Chrome browser and to have a Gmail account. If you are unable to join us in actual time, the live stream will be available to view after the event.

2018 Eco-Hero Award Winners

Action For Nature is proud to celebrate 15 years of presenting our International Young Eco-Hero Awards and announce the 2018 winners and their projects: A Canadian teen’s polluted river activism resulted in a $15 million local government appropriation; 60,000 school kids in Oregon are learning the real reasons behind climate change; Elephants, rhinos, tigers, boas and blue-footed boobies are receiving awareness through art and activism in Sri Lanka, the UAE, South Africa, and Puerto Rico; waste is being recycled in Colombia and Peru, and composted in Ukraine. All this and more because of youth caring for our planet.  READ MORE about these Eco-Heroes!

keep our planet alive & well

Help kids save the planet! For 15 years, Action for Nature has been honoring Eco-Heroes: 8-16 year olds who have completed a substantial project to help sustain our planet. Eco-Heroes have gone onto work as ambassadors for the UN, save cheetahs in Namibia, and work for Google while creating partnerships between China and the United States. Eco-Heroes are often creating connections between ecosystems and humans, making the world a more livable, breathable, and healthier place. Learn HOW TO APPLY.

ECO-HERO ACHIEVEMENTS

Every year since 2003, ACTION FOR NATURE has sought to recognize and reward young people who are taking action to solve the world’s tough environmental problems.

Youth from countries around the globe send in their stories and explain their work. Then a panel of judges including experts in environmental science, biology and education determines the year’s top achievers. Each ECO-HERO AWARD WINNER receives a cash prize, a certificate of achievement and other benefits. 

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Resources for
YOUNG ECOLOGISTS

Photo: Gabriela of Puerto Rico teaching students about local bird life.

Environmentally-friendly educational resources, green degrees, career paths, and top paying green careers for young ecologists. 

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Parents & Teachers

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Action For Nature provides resources for parents and teachers of ecologically-minded students who want to make a difference.

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