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Rebuilding Justice day with Fr Edu

Thank you to everyone to came along to meet Fr Edu at Romero house! It was a wonderful, inspirational day. If you weren’t able to attend (or just want to refresh your memory), here’s a roundup! 493 more words


INTERVIEW: Goldman Prize winner 2015 - Fighting industrial pollution in Kenya is a dangerous business

Lead poisoning from industrial pollution has imposed a terrible toll on Kenyans, and single mother Phyllis Omido is no exception – lead from a nearby metal refinery badly damaged her own son’s health. 2,075 more words

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A nerve of ‘steel’ fetches him Goldman award

Published in The Hindu on Apr 30, 2014

Agrawal was shot in the groin area and legs by the guards of a steel company in Raigad whose project he was opposing vociferously… 458 more words

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Huntington Native Now A Four-Time Emmy Award Winner

CENTERPORT, New York, August 7

BY: Andrew Wroblewski

Will Parrinello has always felt the need to explore. Originally hailing from Centerport, after graduating from Harborfields High School in 1974, the then 17-year-old headed west to Colorado. 613 more words

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INTERVIEW: Goldman Prize winner 2014 - Russian eco-hero forced to live in exile

Suren Gazaryan took on the Kremlin in trying to block illegal development at the Sochi Olympics and on the Black Sea coast. Forced to flee to Germany, he can finally get down to researching his beloved bats. 1,607 more words

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KCBS In Depth: Goldman Prize Winners Bring Attention To Environmental Issues

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — The Goldman Environmental Prize honors grassroots heroes who—often at great personal risk—inspire local movements to protect the natural environment. The award  was handed out last week in San Francisco. 204 more words


Rudi Putra: Biologist and Palm Oil Warrior

Today we’re going to talk about a rainforest hero.  This man knows is all about lions and tigers and bears.  Well actually… rhinos and tigers and orangutans may be more accurate. 545 more words