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APOPO

APOPO is a non-profit organization that trains giant African pouched rats, nicknamed ‘HeroRATs’, to save lives by detecting landmines and tuberculosis by using their impressive olfactory skills.


Category Finalists: Beat the Microbead, Capsula Mundi, Das Geld hängt an den Bäumen, DeathLAB: Perpetual Constellation, Economics for the Anthropocene, Green Apes, Mobile Diagnostic Kit for Pulmonary Diseases, Precious Plastic, Tostan

Award Categories:
Behavioral Change
Award Year:
2017
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APOPO

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