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Goldman Environmental Prize Honors Six Heroes of the Environment

Author: Goldman Environmental Foundation, Published on: 21 April 2015

The Goldman Environmental Foundation today announced the six recipients of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s largest award for grassroots environmental activists. Awarded annually to environmental heroes from each of the world’s six inhabited continental regions, the Goldman Prize recognizes fearless grassroots activists working against all odds to protect the environment and their communities. They often work in countries where violence and death threats against environmental defenders are on the rise, as documented in a report from Global Witnessreleased today...This year’s winners are: PHYLLIS OMIDO...MYINT ZAW...HOWARD WOOD...JEAN WIENER...MARILYN BAPTISTE...BERTA CÁCERES...

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