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The Goldman Environmental Prize is a prize awarded annually to grassroots environmental activists, one from each of the world’s six geographic regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island Nations, North America, and South and Central America. The award is given by the Goldman Environmental Foundation headquartered in San Francisco, California. Key Facts It is also ..
The Goldman Environmental Prize is awarded every year in April to coincide with the World Earth Day. The prize aims to honor the personalities who have contributed significantly for protection of the Environment, contributed to protect natural habitats and raised voice for political change. Every year 6 awards are given for activists, each from six ..
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Alfred Brownell from Liberia, an environmental lawyer and activist, has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Goldman Environmental Prize for exposing alleged abuse by the palm oil company Golden Veroleum Liberia and helping to prevent it from converting about 50 km2 of forest that is home to elephants, pygmy hippopotamuses and chimpanzees into palm oil plantations. ..
Topics: Activists • Alfred Brownell • Ana Colovic Lesoska • Bayarjargal Agvaantseren • Environmentalists • Goldman Environmental Prize • Jacqueline Evans • Linda Garcia • Natural environment • Palm oil • Pygmy hippopotamus