SEJ Annual Conference Panel Stirs Vigorous Discussion on Environmental Impact of Mining

Francisco Pineda, the 2011 Goldman Prize winner from El Salvador, recently participated in a panel at the Society of Environmental Journalists’ (SEJ) 21st Annual Conference.

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Goldman Environmental Prize!

As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, we wanted to take a moment and give thanks to all the grassroots environmental activists like Hilton Kelley who are working hard to protect our natural resources. Hilton recently stopped by our office in San Francisco to share his thoughts on the recent victory to halt the Keystone pipeline.

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San Francisco Bay Area Says Farewell to Wangari Maathai

The Goldman Environmental Foundation and the Green Belt Movement hosted a memorial service for 1991 Goldman Prize winner Wangari Maathai on Wednesday night. The service was held at the Delancey Street Theatre in San Francisco.

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Lynn Henning’s Fight Against Factory Farming Hits Third Gear

The latest issue of O Magazine features an eight-page spread about Lynn Henning’s heroic battle against CAFOs—concentrated animal feeding operations that hold thousands of animals in small, confined spaces. Their practices pollute the air, land and water that provide the livelihood for small family farms like Henning’s, which has been in her family for four generations.

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