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Rodrigo Tot wins Goldman Environmental Prize for land-title quest

Rodrigo Tot (Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rodrigo Tot, an indigenous leader in Guatemala’s Agua Caliente, led his community to a landmark court decision that ordered the government to issue land titles to the Q’eqchi people and kept environmentally destructive nickel mining from expanding into his community. 3,141 more words

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Odia activist Prafulla Samantara wins Goldman Prize `17

Washington DC: Odia social activist Prafulla Samantara (India) along with Mark Lopez (US), Uros Macerl (Slovenia), Rodrigo Tot (Guatemala), Rodrigue Katembo (Congo) and Wendy Bowman (Australia) today were decorated with the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize ‘2017. 97 more words

Resistance Gardens and Critical Pedagogy

How many of these names do you recognize: Destiny Watford, Marilyn Baptiste, Helen Slottje, or Kimberly Wasserman?

These are the four most recent winners of the  1,055 more words

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"Second winner of environmental prize killed months after Berta Cáceres death"

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An indigenous Mexican activist who received the prestigious Goldman environmental prize for his crusade against illegal logging has been shot dead, the second award-winner to have been murdered in less than 12 months.

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