Prince William announces Earthshot Prize winners – BBC News

Prince William announced the five winners for his prestigious Earthshot Prize.

The annual awards, presented at a ceremony in Boston in the US on Friday, were created by the Prince of Wales to fund projects that aim to save the planet.

Each winner will receive £1m ($1.2m) to develop their innovation.

The winning projects are based in Kenya, India, Australia, the UK and Oman.

This year’s winners were chosen from a list of 15 finalists by a panel that includes Prince William, Sir David Attenborough, actress Cate Blanchett, footballer Dani Alves, Fijian activist Ernest Gibson and singer Shakira.

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originally published at Global News - Social Gov