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The TED Prize is awarded annually to a leader with a creative, bold wish to spark global change. By investing $1 million in a powerful idea every year, the TED Prize accelerates progress toward solving some of the world's most pressing problems.

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“There’s something very personal about improving the lives of humans.” – Robert Fischell https://t.co/sE9aKjO6nl
TED Prize 22 Mar
Childhood dreams of becoming an archaeologist come true for @Global_Xplorer users. More on the @NatGeoExplorers blog https://t.co/8UCHsu1TCZ
TED Prize 22 Mar
Can our oceans be saved? Ben Halpern offers 5 reasons for why it might be okay to be an ocean optimist: https://t.co/iUhXT9XVoW @MissionBlue
TED Prize 22 Mar
You know about the Inca. But, what about the Moche, Nazca, Paracas, + Sicán? Peru's lost cultures: https://t.co/fFif2n0vSB @Global_Xplorer
TED Prize 21 Mar
The corruption capital of the world isn't an island paradise, it's a bustling European city:… https://t.co/1lY1knjmpl
TED Prize 21 Mar