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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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Ocean conservationist & TED Prize winner @SylviaEarle offers insights and life advice in @MensJournal: https://t.co/LZ2IL72igG @MissionBlue
TED Prize 20 Jul
Tomb raiders are stealing our cultural history, but digital satellites may help stop it. https://t.co/iMigVL7nGC @NatGeoMag
TED Prize 19 Jul
How U.S. positions on foreign aid and health care affect global health issues abroad: https://t.co/hFn14y9r9I @lastmilehealth @NickKristof
TED Prize 19 Jul
RT @StatueEllisNPS: It's not too late to go on a #hardhattour with @saveellisisland and explore Islands 2 & 3. You'll get an up close look…
TED Prize 17 Jul
RT @TEDTalks: Entire medieval cities hidden on the forest floor, and other incredible discoveries of 2016: https://t.co/Mc4HFXLM2C @indyfro…
TED Prize 17 Jul