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24 Feb2022

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US diplomats visiting HEPCA's activities in the Southern Red Sea

It has been an absolute honor and pleasure to have US Mr.Ambassador Jonathan Cohen and the director of the American Agency of International Development Mission Leslie Reed visiting HEPCA’s activities in the Southern Red Sea. Mr.Ambassador said that “For three decades now, the United States has been supporting Hepca (Hurghada Environmental Protection & Conservation Association) in its mission to raise awareness of the importance of environmental conservation in the Red Sea area. This facility, which has so many spectacular features, enables Egyptians of all ages to come and learn about the important marine diversity here in the Red Sea.” about the Red Sea wonder museum. This Red Sea wonder museum provides an introduction about the Red Sea ecosystem and biodiversity and the culture of local communities, with divided sections for: human and cultural diversity, geological origin, diversity of land and marine life, diversity of habitats in the marine ecosystem, and how can we sustain the Red Sea. In light of the stunning Red Sea landscape and its unique reefs, U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Cohen and Director of the U.S. International Development Agency Mission Leslie Reid expressed their appreciation for HEPCA's efforts to preserve this exceptional area. As HEPCA and USAID worked together in multiple projects that aimed to protect marine life, empower local communities, restore reef programs, install moorings, and ecotourism.

19 Jan2022

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HEPCA is an official nominator of the EarthShot Prize.

 As an Official Nominator, we are one of over 300 organisations from 80 countries, invited to submit nominations across all five Earthshot categories in Egypt, selected for our ability to identify the most impactful solutions across all sectors, from grassroots to businesses.  We will be nominating individuals, communities, businesses and organisations whose solutions make the most progress towards achieving the five Earthshots – simple but ambitious goals which if achieved by 2030 will improve life for us all, for generations to come.    The Earthshot Categories are:    Protect and Restore Nature.  Clean our Air.  Revive our Oceans.  Build a Waste-Free World.  Fix our Climate.   If you have a solution that is inspiring, inclusive and impactful, please fill in details in the form below. Before filling out our form, we strongly recommend reading the full nomination details and answering the questions in a separate document. You can find out more about the Prize, our role as an Official Nominator, and the five-stage process to selecting winners at www.earthshotprize.org.    Finalists and winners are given an incredible platform to amplify their work, as well as tailored support from The Earthshot Prize and our network of NGOs, businesses, governments, funders and expert mentors. The five winners also receive a one-of-a-kind award and a one-million-pound grant to scale their impact.  

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