2014 Goldman Prize winner Desmond D'Sa launches new campaign to protect fishing communities: "You have destroyed other parts of the world‚ don't destroy us‚ our fishing reserves‚ our food‚ our benefits to our homes and families. We are today launching the project called Fish Not Oil. We can't eat oil and we can't eat money‚ but we can eat fish and sell fish to feed our families. Our fish are...
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2014 Goldman Prize winner Desmond DSa launches new campaign to protect fishing

Durban fishermen say no to oil

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Sharing this fantastic interactive series from Place. "The Politics of Death" takes a deep look at the growing trend of violence against social activists around the world, including Goldman Prize winners Berta Cáceres and Máxima Acuña.
Sharing this fantastic interactive series from Place The Politics of Death takes

The Politics of Death: What links global big business to thousands of murders and disappearances?

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After 40 years in public office, 1994 Goldman Prize winner Matthew Coon Come, the Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees of Quebec has announced we will not be seeking re-election. Learn more about Coon Come's early work here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
After 40 years in public office 1994 Goldman Prize winner Matthew Coon

Cree Nation Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come not vying for re-election

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Teenage activists pens award-winning book on social and environmental justice inspired by the work of 2016 Goldman Prize winner Destiny Watford. We LOVE seeing young people inspired to action by our Prize winners!
Teenage activists pens awardwinning book on social and environmental justice inspired by

Carver Center graduate's award-winning book looks at social justice close to home

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We’re sharing a few of our favorite shots from the 2017 Goldman Prize tour in San Francisco and Washington, DC. After flying in from all over the world, the Prize winners are on-the-go for nearly two weeks meeting with various NGOs, political officials, youth groups, media outlets, local supporters and more. Here’s a glimpse of what we pack into those busy days: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Were sharing a few of our favorite shots from the 2017 Goldman

2017 Prize Tour Photos - Goldman Environmental Foundation

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Congrats to the Okapi Conservation Project on 30 years of wildlife conservation. We're proud of 2005 Goldman Prize winner Corneille Ewango for the role he played in protecting the endangered Okapi and other rare flora and fauna during Congo's first civil war. [ Vimeo.com Link ]
Congrats to the Okapi Conservation Project on 30 years of wildlife conservation

Okapi Conservation Project: On the Front Line of Conservation in DR Congo

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“I simply believe that nature does have rights and that humanity has got some obligation to be a good neighbor on the planet.” - 1991 Goldman Prize winner Cath Wallace
I simply believe that nature does have rights and that humanity has
Listen to interviews with all 6 Prize winners in honor of WorldEnvironmentDay this week!
Listen to interviews with all 6 Prize winners in honor of WorldEnvironmentDay this week

Living on Earth: The Goldman Winners 2017

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Check out 2010 #GoldmanPrize winner Tuy Sereivathana's latest work with Wild Earth Allies to protect Asian #elephants and other endangered species in Cambodia's Prey Lang Forest. Keep up the great work Vathana!
Check out 2010 GoldmanPrize winner Tuy Sereivathanas latest work with Wild Earth
In honor of #WorldOceansDay we're spotlighting 2015 Prize winner Jean Wiener. In a country plagued by extreme poverty and political instability, Wiener led community efforts to establish Haiti's first Marine Protected Areas by empowering local communities to see the long-term value in sustainably managing fisheries and mangrove forests.
In honor of WorldOceansDay were spotlighting 2015 Prize winner Jean Wiener In

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In a country plagued by extreme poverty and political instability, Jean Wiener led community efforts to establish the nation’s first Marine Protected Areas b...

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Attention Bay Area: On Sunday, June 11, 2017 the film BERTA VIVE/BERTA LIVES, a Honduran documentary on the life and death of 2015 Goldman Prize winner Berta Cáceres will screen at the East Bay Community Space (507 55th St, Oakland, CA 94609) at 6pm. Stick around after the film for a Q&A with the film’s director Katia Lara. Tickets for this fundraising event are $10-30 and can be purchased at...
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All three international investors will withdraw funding for Honduras' Agua Zarca Dam, a project opposed by slain 2015 Goldman Prize winner Berta Caceres. The announcement comes as a bittersweet victory for the Civil Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (Copinh Intibucá), the group Caceres co-founded, which has fought for divestment from the project, as well as...
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All three international investors will withdraw funding for Honduras Agua Zarca Dam

Backers of Honduran dam opposed by murdered activist withdraw funding

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Happy #WorldEnvironmentalDay! To celebrate, we're sharing this video from our 25th anniversary back in 2014. The Goldman Prize family has grown since then, but the sentiment remains the same: We celebrate the environment and its defenders today and everyday.
Happy WorldEnvironmentalDay To celebrate were sharing this video from our 25th anniversary

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The Goldman Environmental Prize, founded in 1989 by San Francisco philanthropists Richard and Rhoda Goldman, continues today with its original mission to ann...

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“We strongly condemn the president’s decision, as it is a direct threat to the Earth and to future generations that will inhabit it… While we are outraged by today's reversal of course for our country, the Goldman Environmental Foundation will continue to honor, defend, and support guardians of the environment around the world in order to advance our commitment to safeguarding our planet.”...
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Goldman Environmental Foundation Condemns U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement - Goldman Environmental Foundation

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"Silencing the voices fighting to uphold environmental laws and regulations is self-defeating. People and the planet are dying. Those who are fighting to prevent those deaths deserve protection, not to become further casualties." Fantastic article written by 2015 #GoldmanPrize winner Phyllis Omido on why the world needs an International Environmental Criminal Court.
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We Need an International Environmental Criminal Court

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"The future will either be green or not at all." - 1990 #GoldmanPrize winner Bob Brown
"The future will either be green or not at all" 1990 GoldmanPrize winner Bob Brown
Wonderful piece from Aljazeera.com featuring 2017 Goldman Prize winner Wendy Bowman who stopped a powerful multinational mining company from taking her family farm and protected her community in Hunter Valley from further pollution and environmental destruction.
Wonderful piece from Aljazeeracom featuring 2017 Goldman Prize winner Wendy Bowman who

Australia activist wins award for blocking mining company

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Hard to believe it's already been 10 years since we awarded the 2007 #GoldmanPrize! To celebrate we're sharing this playlist spotlighting all of the 2007 recipient profile videos: [ Bit.ly Link ]

2007 Goldman Environment Prize recipients - YouTube

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#ThrowbackThursday: Check out 2011 Goldman Prize winner Hilton Kelly's spoken word poem "My Toxic Reality." We love seeing our Prize winners using creative ways to speak truth to power. See more on the Goldman Prize YouTube channel: [ Youtu.be Link ]
ThrowbackThursday Check out 2011 Goldman Prize winner Hilton Kellys spoken word poem

"My Toxic Reality" by Hilton Kelley, 2011 Goldman Prize winner, USA

I see your smoke rising in the air Two, three in the morning when you think no one is there In the still of the night my child starts to sneeze In the still ...

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“I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?” -Robert Redford #WednesdayWisdom
I think the environment should be put in the category of our
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