UNEP honors seven with “Champions of the Earth” awards


Actress Daryl Hannah was among the awardees.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recognized seven winners for its ‘Champions of the Earth Award’ at a ceremony in Singapore.

UNEP chief Achim Steiner, who presented the awards, said “If we are to shape a new partnership between human-kind and the natural environment upon which all life ultimately depends then we need leaders, we need champions – champions in public life, champions in business and champions in our communities.”

For a list of the winners, click here.

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