What do a West Virginia coal miner?s daughter, a group of Australian aboriginal grandmothers, and a Spanish physicist have in common? They?re all winners of this year?s Goldman Environmental Prize, the world?s most prestigious award for eco-activists. Funded by the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Foundation, the prize has been awarded every year since 1990 to one or more activists from each continent. Each winner receives a grant of $250,000 to support their work.
This year?s winners include:
Visit the Goldman Prize web site for detailed biographies and
resources on these inspiring activists, as well as this year?s
other three honorees.
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