Mongolian environmental activist Tsetsegee Munkhbayar, who was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2007 for his campaign to protect water sources from mining pollution, was sentenced on Jan. 21 together with four associates to 21 years in prison for “acts of terrorism.” Munkhbayar was arrested on Sept. Show More Summary
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs -owned miner Colombian National Resources (CNR) has halted coal exports from Colombia because CNR cannot comply with a new environmental law governing port operations, a company source told Reuters on Thursday.
Kimberly Wasserman wins the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for organizing her neighbors in Southwest Chicago to fight the power plants giving them asthma.
Every year the Goldman Environmental Prize committee selects an amazing group of winners from around the world to receive what is sometimes called the environmental...
Six inspiring environmental heroes overcame great odds in their work, and are the recipients of the world's largest prize for grassroots environmentalist.
David Blood (former chair of Goldman Sachs Asset Management) and Al Gore co-founded Generation Investment Management in 2004 to invest in socially and environmentally responsible... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
If only the Seattle Times would grant environmental attorney Peter Goldman credibility when he's opposing candidates and issues they support. Goldman does some incredible work, and I really respect him as a lawyer, so if he says there's...Show More Summary
Bank of America's new $50 billion environmental business initiative is very impressive comparing to other commitments that were made lately by financial institutes like Goldman Sachs ($40 billion) and Wells Fargo ($30 billion). The only...Show More Summary
Collins congratulates Lilian Ikal Angelei for wining the 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize:”Lilian Ikal Angelei is probably little known in her backyard Kenya however for the people of Turkana she is an acclaimed recusant fighting for the rights and the voice of the voiceless community against formidable financial institutions and Governments…”...
The Goldman Environmental Prize was created to bring acknowledgment to the work of “grassroots environmental heroes” from the regions of Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island Nations, North America, and South and Central America.
The New Environmentalists is shown nationally on PBS and the Sundance Channel and foreign television. It's not only to create awareness about the Goldman Environmental Prize winners' work, but to inspire others to do the same.
Grassroots activist honored for 10-year protest against a proposed nickel mine on Mindoro Island
By Claire Thompson Russian mother Evgenia Chirikova won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for her crusade to stop plans for an illegal road through a preserved forest.
By Rachel Cernansky A winner of this year's Goldman Environmental Prize, Sofia Gatica organized women in her city to study the health effects of agrochemicals in the soy fields and worked to get a dangerous pesticide banned. Now she's taking on Monsanto.
Ma Jun, one of China’s most effective environmentalists, is a recipient of the 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize. The official release from the Goldman Environmental Prize had the following to say: Motivation While working at the South China Morning Post in the 1990s, Ma Jun had the opportunity to travel extensively in the country. He witnessed [...]
Ikal Angelei receives the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize today. She is defending the interests of 500,000 poor indigenous people against a destructive hydropower dam, and has successfully taken on many of the world's biggest dam builders and financiers.
Every year, the Goldman Environmental Prize, known as an honor for environmentalists on par with the Nobel or the Pulitzer, picks six grassroots leaders from around the world to celebrate and award for their work. This year’s recipients...Show More Summary
I went to a dinner party the other night. At the table were a whole collection of fascinating people. One person had helped build Facebook, two worked at Goldman Sachs, one lady worked in environmental conservation at the Bronx Zoo. There...Show More Summary
I went to a dinner party the other night. At the table were a whole collection of fascinating people. One person had helped build Facebook, two worked at Goldman Sachs, one lady worked in environmental conservation at the Bronx Zoo. There was one guy there…
Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize The New York Times had a good story this weekend explaining how a Canadian mining company is using CAFTA (the Central American Free Trade Agreement from 2005) to sue El Salvador—essentially attacking...Show More Summary