NatureNews opens entries for HEAD Awards on climate change actions

Africa’s foremost nature publication, NatureNews has announced the opening of nominations for Hero of Environmental Actions for Development (HEAD) Awards.

The annual award recognises innovative solutions and significant contributions to climate change mitigation and sustainable environment in line with United Nations goals.

A statement by the newspaper’s Chief Operating Officer, Pius Alabi, disclosed that this year’s award will be conferred on individuals, Non-Governmental Organizations and public sector institutions that are playing remarkable roles in combating climate impact.

He said the Hero of Environmental Actions for Development will be selected in eight categories to cover climate adaptation, climate mitigation, environmental sustainability and climate finance.

Explaining the timeline for the award, Mr. Alabi said while nomination closes on August 30, nominees shortlisted for each category will be announced on September 6.

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