The National Geographic/Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation is currently soliciting nominations for the 2021 National Geographic Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation in Africa and Latin America. These awards honor the unsung heroes of conservation by celebrating the recipients’ past achievements and supporting their ongoing work conserving nature. Each award includes a $25,000 prize.

The awards are limited to nationals of any country in Latin America or Africa working in their regions. 

The deadline to submit nominations is March 12, 2021. The winners will be announced in the summer of 2021.  

Here is more information about the award and the nomination process and form and find all details about the awards, including profiles of past awardees, on the website.