Wangari Maathai's (1991) Green Belt Movement selects new US Director

The Green Belt Movement was founded by 1991 Goldman Prize winner Wangari Maathai, who also received the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize for her environmental activism in Kenya.

Please join us in congratulating Stephen Mills, formerly the International Programs Director of the Sierra Club, on his new position as the Director of the Green Belt Movement - US Office.

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"The Last Mountain" featuring Maria Gunnoe (2009) screening at San Francisco's Commonwealth Club

How far would you go to protect your home, your livelihood and your community?

Robert F Kennedy Jr. joins Goldman Prize winner Maria Gunnoe (2009) in fighting on the front lines against mountaintop removal in Gunnoe’s Appalachian community.

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Tuy Sereivathana (2010) wins National Geographic's Emerging Explorers Award

Why should you scare wild elephants? In order to save them!

Congratulations to Tuy Sereivathana. The 2010 Goldman Prize winner from Cambodia has been awarded the 2011 National Geographic Emerging Explorers Award for his ground-breaking elephant conservation methods. Check out the video below to see how Sereivathana’s work has helped save his country’s elephants.

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Goldman Prize winners Hilton Kelley (2011) and Maria Gunnoe (2009) featured at Mountainfilm Telluride

Goldman Prize winners Hilton Kelley (2011) and Maria Gunnoe (2009) spent Memorial Day weekend at the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado. Mountainfilm has been “Celebrating the Indomitable Spirit” for 32 years, and is dedicated to shedding light on important issues, cultures, and ideas all over the world. Kelley and Gunnoe were showcased at this year’s event for defending the environment.

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