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Omer Badokhon, 2017 Young Champion of the Earth for West Asia, shares his experiences implementing his biogas project in Yemen.  July 2018 Fighting challenges in Yemen to build success

Categorized Under: Ecosystems West Asia Omer Badokhon

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Liliana Jaramillo, 2017 Young Champion of the Earth for Latin America and the Caribbean, shares her experiences in greening the rooves of Quito. July 2018 Moving on up... Being an entrepreneur is a challenge, but I do feel that I am getting closer to certain goals; closer to my dream: greening the city with native plants. Working on what you feel passionate about, keeps you doing many different things and time flies.
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Eritai Kateibwi, 2017 Young Champion of the Earth for Asia and the Pacific, shares his experiences implementing his modular hydroponics project in the island nation of Kiribati. March 2018
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Adam Dixon, Young Champion of the Earth for Europe, shares his experiences in building a sustainable agribusiness. Hello and welcome to my blog! I am Adam Dixon from Phytoponics and the UN Young Champion of the Earth for Europe. I’m writing this in January and in this post, I will discuss some of my background in developing the project so far, I’ll tell you what has happened since the award of the prize in Kenya, what our aims are for the next few months, and the challenges we are tackling now.

Categorized Under: Ecosystems Europe Adam Dixon

UN Environment today made Yemeni engineer Omer Badokhon a Young Champion of the Earth for his work on biogas plants which could improve thousands of rural livelihoods in his war-stricken homeland. Omer, 24, is one of six winners – each representing a region of the world – awarded the new prize by UN Environment and leading materials science company, Covestro. The prize gives seed funding and mentorship to outstanding individuals, between the ages of 18 and 30, who have big ideas to protect or restore the environment.

Categorized Under: Ecosystems West Asia Omer Badokhon

The United Nations Environment Programme today announces Ecuadorian biologist Liliana Jaramillo Pazmiño as a Young Champion of the Earth for her work in bringing back flora and fauna and reducing air pollution and vulnerability to natural disasters by encouraging more use of native plants in the green rooftops of our urbanized planet.
Young British entrepreneur and inventor Adam Dixon was today announced as a United Nations Young Champion of the Earth for his hydroponic technology that supports the growth of plants using 10 times less land and water than conventional horticulture.

Categorized Under: Ecosystems Europe Adam Dixon

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