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Congratulations to the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize winners: Phyllis Omido, Kenya; Myint Zaw, Myanmar; Howard Wood, Scotland; Jean Wiener, Haiti; Marilyn Baptiste, Canada; Berta Caceres, Honduras.

From exposing toxic lead contamination in one of Kenya's poorest neighborhoods to defeating a devastating dam project in Honduras, these six extraordinary individuals have taken great personal risks to protect their homes and communities from environmental disasters. Click through to read more about each of the winners -> http://bit.ly/1D4lgo0
Congratulations to the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners! Phyllis Omido, Kenya: After learning her own breast milk was making her baby sick—and realizing her child wasn’t the only one suffering from lead poisoning— Phyllis Omido galvanized the community in Mombasa to shut down the smelter that was exposing people to dangerous chemicals. Myint Zaw, Myanmar: Facing... Read More
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In the first of this two part series we are taking a look at the 2014 ‪#‎GoldmanPrize‬ winners and seeing where they are now, one year after being awarded the Prize. Today we’ll hear from Ramesh Agrawal, Desmond D’Sa and Ruth Buendia. http://bit.ly/1IodJoC
On Monday, April 28, 2014, we celebrated the 25th Annual Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony in San Francisco. Six outstanding individuals from around the world were awarded the Prize for their environmental accomplishments. Today, in the first of a two part series, we’ll hear from three of them about their first year as Goldman Prize winners.... Read More
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As we prepare for the 2015 ‪#‎GoldmanPrize‬ ceremony on Monday, April 20, we are taking a moment to remember some of the highlights from the 2014 ceremony. Be sure to tune in to a LIVE stream of this year’s event on the Goldman Prize YouTube channel. Learn more --> http://bit.ly/1y7X5Ec
As we prepare for the 2015 Goldman Prize ceremony on Monday, April 20, we are taking a moment to remember some of the highlights from the 2014 ceremony. The 25th annual Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony took place on Monday, April 28, 2014 at San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House, followed by a reception at City... Read More
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When it comes to protecting ‪#‎fisheries‬, ‪#‎rivers‬ and ‪#‎wetlands‬, traditional ‪#‎indigenous‬ knowledge plays a vital role. Learn how two Goldman Prize winners have pioneered innovative models for protecting natural resources using a combination of traditional techniques and modern conservation methods --> http://bit.ly/1AKwP2x
In honor of World Water Day on March 22, we are focusing on water issues this month. From marine conservation to water privatization, we are exploring how Goldman Prize winners are working to secure a sustainable future for our most precious natural resource.
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In part two of our three-part series on ‪#‎palmoil‬, we are focusing on some of the long term impacts of palm oil manufacturing, including the effects of ‪#‎rainforest‬ ‪#‎deforestation‬ on ‪#‎climatechange‬, toxic ‪#‎waste‬ pollution from processing plants, and ‪#‎forcedlabor‬ at palm oil plantations. Full blog post --> http://bit.ly/1DDyaOc
From plantations to processing to consumer products, this three part series examines the impacts of industrial palm oil on the environment, human rights and wildlife conservation.
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“We have the right to continue our own way of life, and we are so thankful for Obama’s decision.” 

2002 #GoldmanPrize winner Sarah James, Chair of the Gwich'in Steering Committeee, shares her reaction to President #Obama’s proposal to grant the #Arctic National Wildlife Refuge permanent protection from development. Learn more --> http://bit.ly/1uaQso4
The Obama administration recently asked congress to increase federal protection for millions of acres within Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). The White House is seeking “wilderness” level protection for 12 of the 19 million acres that make up the refuge.
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We are happy to announce that award-winning broadcast journalist Dana King and leading global conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan will be the Masters of Ceremonies for the San Francisco and Washington, DC Goldman Prize ceremonies respectively. Learn more -> http://bit.ly/1FSxwPR
We are happy to announce that award-winning broadcast journalist Dana King and leading global conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan will be Masters of Ceremonies for the 2015 San Francisco and Washington, DC Goldman Prize ceremonies respectively. Dana King is a veteran journalist who has traveled extensively during her 25 year career. She covered news in... Read More
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In part two of this two part series we are taking a look at the 2014 ‪#‎GoldmanPrize‬ winners and seeing where they are now, one year after being awarded the Prize. Today we will check in with Helen Slottje, Suren Gazaryan and Rudi Putra. http://bit.ly/1OaL6PI
On Monday, April 28, 2014, we celebrated the 25th Annual Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony in San Francisco. Six outstanding individuals from around the world were awarded the Prize for their environmental accomplishments. Today, in the second part of this two part series, we’ll check in with Helen Slottje, Suren Gazaryan and Rudi Putra about their... Read More
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In the third part of our blog series on ‪#‎water‬, we focus on ‪#‎GoldmanPrize‬ winners Oscar Olivera, of Fundación Abril, and Francisco Pineda, who are fighting to protect the public's right to #water.
Read more --> http://bit.ly/1H27MjU
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This week we are continuing our focus on ‪#‎water‬ issues by spotlighting ‪#‎women‬ dam breakers. Often at great personal risk, these ‪#‎GoldmanPrize‬ winners have stood up to large, destructive ‪#‎dam‬ developments across the world. Read more --> http://bit.ly/1Bx2l84
In honor of World Water Day on March 22, we are focusing on water issues this month. From marine conservation to water privatization, we are exploring how Goldman Prize winners are working to secure a sustainable future for our most precious natural resource.This week we are continuing our focus on water issues by spotlighting women dam breakers.
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Did you know that nearly half of all packaged ‪#‎food‬ products sold in grocery stores contain conflict ‪#‎palmoil‬? In the final installation of our three-part series on palm oil, we discuss how consumers can use their purchasing power to say no to conflict palm oil. Learn more --> http://bit.ly/1ER6nbD
From plantations to processing to consumer products, this three part series examines the impacts of industrial palm oil on the environment, human rights and wildlife conservation.
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In the first installment of our three-part series on ‪#‎industrial‬ palm oil, we are taking a look at how ‪#‎palmoil‬ plantation expansion is destroying the world’s tropical ‪#‎rainforests‬ and the communities and creatures who depend on them. Full blog post --> http://bit.ly/1E1LKsV
From plantations to processing to consumer products, this three part series examines the impacts of industrial palm oil on the environment, human rights and wildlife conservation.Conflict palm oil: it’s the new buzz word on the street, but how could something as seemingly innocent as vegetable oil be the cause for so much concern?
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