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What is the TED Prize (and how can you win next year’s)?

What is the TED Prize (and how can you win next year’s)?

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What do a British chef, a Newcastle University professor and an anti-corruption activist have in common? They’re all winners of the TED Prize – a cash award, currently for $1,000,000, given annually to a forward-thinking individual with a fresh, bold vision for sparking global change to make the world a better place. The Prize begins with []

Jamie Oliver gears up for Food Revolution Day on May 17

Jamie Oliver gears up for Food Revolution Day on May 17

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Tomorrow is a holiday, and one you can celebrate simply by eating. Jamie Oliver, who won the TED Prize in 2010, has declared May 17 as Food Revolution Day. His vision: that people gather in homes, schools, workplaces and social spaces to share their culinary knowledge, cook together and simply enjoy each other’s company as they []

Planet Green's top 5 eco TEDTalks

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The US cable channel Planet Green counts down their five favorite eco TEDTalks — with some great big visions to save the planet and the people on it. Some old favorites and some you might have missed. Watch the short video roundup linked above, and watch Planet Green’s five top eco TEDTalks right here: Paul []

Jamie Oliver's TED Prize wish: Educate every child about food

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From the TED Prize session: Jamie Oliver has announced his TED Prize wish. THE WISH: “I wish for your help to create a strong, sustainable movement to educate every child about food, inspire families to cook again and empower people everywhere to fight obesity.” THE PLAN: Set up an organization to create a popular movement []

The TED Prize, 6 years on

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In the lifetime of the TED Prize, we’ve launched more than 20 wishes, generating ongoing projects to save the oceans…to teach and to connect… to prepare for health crises…to catalog all life on Earth. The TED Prize provides seed money and organizational help for each wish. The TED Prize is unique among global honors. Winners []