save the planet

keep our planet alive & well

Help kids save the planet! For 14 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. 

Links for Students


Resources For
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.

Links for Adults


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