“Green Awards” in Ecuador invigorate eco-friendly activity

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An awards ceremony in Ecuador seeking to promote environmental preservation is saluting sustainability projects in the Americas.

Correspondent Harris Whitbeck reports on Latin America’s “Green Awards” and the impact they’re having on the natural world.

Award shows are usually filled with celebrities in fancy gowns paparazzi and the buzz that surrounds major entertainment events. But the carpet at one ceremony in Ecuador is not red but green. That’s because the Latin American Green Awards are all about saving the environment.

Check out Harris Whitbeck’s report from the port city of Guayaquil to meet the winners.

“Green Awards” in Ecuador invigorate eco-friendly activity

“Green Awards” in Ecuador invigorate eco-friendly activity

An awards ceremony in Ecuador seeking to promote environmental preservation is saluting sustainability projects in the Americas. Correspondent Harris Whitbeck reports on Latin America’s “Green Awards” and the impact they’re having on the natural world. Award-shows are usually filled with celebrities in fancy gowns paparazzi and the buzz that surrounds major entertainment events. But the carpet at one ceremony in Ecuador is not red but green. That's because the Latin American Green Awards are all about saving the environment. Check out Harris Whitbeck’s report from the port city of Guayaquil to meet the winners.