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From Moonshot to Earthshot

Prince William and Sir David Attenborough launched the Earthshot prize today.

Back in the 60's, President Kennedy came up with the concept of Moonshot, which was an ambitious effort to go to the Moon. Moonshot has now become a word to qualify a very ambitious, challenging and long-term project to achieve something massive.

There will be five £1m Earthshot prizes every year, for ten years, in the following fields:

  • Protect and restore nature

  • Clean our air

  • Revive our oceans

  • Build a waste-free world

  • Fix our climate

The Earthshot prize has the ambition to become the "Nobel Prize" of the environment.

Have a look at the conversation between Prince William and David Attenborough:

If you want to know more about the details, here is the Earthshot prize website:

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