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Flint Activist Gains Recognition for Her Fight over City's Toxic Water

Meet LeeAnne Walters, a mother of four in Flint, Michigan, who took action when she noticed her family getting rashes, losing hair and suffering illness following the city’s decision to switch the water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River in April 2014.  875 more words

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


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