Dr Anika Molesworth was 12 years old when her parents bought a farm in outback New South Wales in 2000. Although a far cry from her city upbringing in Melbourne, Anika soon fell in love with the arid landscape and farming community.
Angelina Arora is the 2019 Young Conservationist of the Year for her invention of a biodegradable plastic, and her ongoing inventive spirit.
The Australian Geographic Young Conservationist of the Year recognises young Australians who have a passion for conservation and have shown an outstanding contribution to the conservation of Australia’s natural heritage. Here are the past winners.
This year, she was awarded the title of Australian Geographic’s Young Conservationist of the Year for her work with sharks, but at the age of 24-years-old Madison Stewart aka ‘Shark Girl’ isn’t taking a break to revel in her accolades. Instead she says it’s time to up the ante.
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Our 2015 Young Conservationist of the Year, has created an environmental network that has given a voice to Aboriginal youth.
Congratulations to young conservationist of the year Bindi Irwin.