Mumbai student among 2021 International Young Eco-Hero Award winners

Ayaan won 3rd Place in the 8-14 year-old category for his project, Conservation and Rehabilitation of Powai Lake.

Mumbai student among 2021 International Young Eco-Hero Award winners
Ayaan Shankta

Action For Nature (AFN) honored Ayaan Shankta, a 12 year-old from Mumbai, India, is one of 25 young environmental activists from across the globe as 2021 International Young Eco-Hero, an award that recognizes eco-conscious youth ages 8 to 16 who are taking crucial steps to solve tough environmental problems.

Winners of the International Young Eco-Hero Award are selected by a panel of independent judges, including experts in environmental science, biology, and education. Since 2003, Action For Nature has recognized more than 300 Eco-Heroes from over 30 countries and 25 U.S. states.