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The nominees for the 2nd Annual Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award were announced today. Ami Vitale is one of the nominators for the prize.

This award is the first environmental award to single out innovators under the age of 40. It is created to serve as an early investment in our future, giving today’s top young minds the community and financial support that will take their ideas to the next level.

Ami nominated Asha de Vos, founder of Oceanswell, Sri Lanka’s first marine conservation research and education organization, and an important advocate for diversity in marine conservation.

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