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Young Belizean environmentalist wins another award

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018. 2:05 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: Popular Belizean blogger and environmentalist, 12 year old Madison Edwards just won another award.

Edwards is an environmental activist who has been advocating for the protection of Belize’s Barrier Reef – the second largest Barrier Reef in the world and natural resources since she was 9.

In 2017, Edwards was awarded with the Oceana Ocean hero award.

This week, the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) Presidents Youth Award was awarded to Edwards in Columbia.

The award usually honors youths who are dedicated to bringing awareness to the protection of the environment.

Edwards blog is recognized by national and international environmental organizations.

Edwards has enjoyed several adventures snorkeling at the Belize Barrier Reef and cleaning along beaches.

Edwards’ famous videos has inspired Belizeans to join hands in saving and protecting the Belize Barrier Reef from offshore oil drilling.

BBN congratulates Madison for her amazing work!

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