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20 September 2017

Niger: Almoustapha Alhacen is 2017 Laureate of Nuclear-Free Future for fighting against human rights abuses & negative health impacts of uranium mining

Author: Nuclear-Free Future

Almoustapha Alhacen, a Tuareg, worked until recently at the French-owned Areva uranium mine in Arlit, Niger. When he saw how his sick and dying co-workers were ignored by the company, and how the environment was affected, he founded the NGO, Aghirin...

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19 September 2017
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Author: RFI

"Uranium au Niger: un défenseur de l'environnement récompensé par un prix", 19 septembre 2017...

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30 June 2017
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Author: Redacção Voa, VOA-Serviço em Português para África

"Leonardo Sakamoto recebe prémio por luta contra tráfico humano-Jornalista e blogueiro brasileiro e mais oito activistas foram distinguidos pelo Departamento de Estado americano", 27 de junho de 2017...

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8 June 2017
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Author: AFP et BFM TV (France)

« L'écolo slovène qui a fait plier le cimentier Lafarge », 5 juin 2017...

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6 June 2017
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Author: Lusa/Maka Angola (Angola)

“Rafael Marques de Morais homenageado pelo National Endowment for Democracy”, 6 de junho de 2017...

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3 May 2017

mark! Lopez, 2017 Goldman Prize Recipient for North America

Author: Goldman Prize

In LA’s Eastside…residents bear the brunt of the region’s pollution, with heavy cargo traffic…and industrial plants operating…Among these facilities was an aging battery recycling plant, which had been in operation since 1922 with minimal updates and...

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3 May 2017

Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo 2017 Goldman Prize Recipient for Africa

In 2010, the Congolese government sold SOCO International, a British oil company, the right to explore for oil in an area known as Block V, about half of which extends into…a World Heritage Site…Rodrigue Katembo, 41, is a Congolese park ranger who grew...

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3 May 2017

Uroš Macerl, 2017 Goldman Prize Recipient for Europe

Author: Goldman Prize

Uroš Macerl, 48, is the president of Eko Krog and an organic farmer whose family farm sits on the outskirts of the Lafarge plant….Many farmers suffered huge losses as industrial pollution wiped out the three most vital elements of their livelihood:...

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3 May 2017

Wendy Bowman 2017 Goldman Prize Recipient for Islands and Island Nations

Author: Goldman Prize

New South Wales (NSW), on Australia’s eastern coast, is a region with a rich agricultural history…However, in recent years, the region’s farms have become islands surrounded by oceans of open-pit coal mines....

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30 April 2017

India: Prafulla Samantara Receives The Goldman Environmental Prize, Asia, 2017

Author: Counter Currents

Prafulla Samantara, National Convener, National Alliance of Peoples’ Movements and the leader of Lokshakti Abhiyan, Orissa has been awarded The Goldman Environmental Prize, Asia, 2017. The Goldman Environmental Prize honours the achievements and...

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