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New Study Shows Glyphosate Linked to Cancer and Parkinson’s Disease

A new study about the harmful effects of Glyphosate is lending weight to 2012 Goldman Prize recipient Sofia Gatica’s campaign to stop the indiscriminate spraying of toxic agrochemicals in Argentina and around the world.

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2013 Goldman Prize Recipients Nohra Padilla and Rossano Ercolini Visit SF Recycling Center

During the San Francisco leg of the Prize tour, 2013 recipients Rossano Ercolini and Nohra Padilla had the opportunity to visit Recology’s Pier 96, San Francisco’s state of the art recycling center.

The employee-owned center diverts 30 large shipping containers of recyclable material from landfills six days a week while providing 180 full-time jobs to the city.

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2013 Prize: Q&A with Jonathan Deal

Jonathan Deal led a successful campaign against fracking in South Africa to protect the Karoo, a semi-desert region treasured for its agriculture, beauty and wildlife.

What is life like in the Karoo?

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The 2013 Goldman Prize Tour Continues in Washington, DC

Leaving San Francisco on Tuesday morning for Washington, DC, the 2013 Goldman Prize recipients have not slowed down a bit in the days following Monday’s award ceremony.

The Prize recipients had the honor of meeting with several prominent political leaders including President Barack Obama, acting EPA Administrator Robert Perciasepe and Chair Nancy Sutley from the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

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Congratulations to the 2013 Goldman Prize Recipients

On Monday, April 15, we celebrated six environmental heroes in front of an audience of 3,200 at San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House. The ceremony was punctuated by powerful video profiles, energizing speeches from the recipients and overwhelming applause from the audience.

Following the ceremony, guests were treated to a reception at San Francisco’s City Hall, where they had the opportunity to meet the Goldman Prize recipients and members of the Goldman family.

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Spotlight on Past Prize Recipients Attending the 2013 Ceremony

Today we are spotlighting a few Goldman Prize winners that will be attending the 2013 Goldman Prize ceremonies in San Francisco and Washington, DC. We love seeing past Prize recipient sharing such a special night with the newest additions to the Goldman Prize family.

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Marc Ona Essangui Faces Possible Prison Time

2009 Goldman Prize recipient, Marc Ona Essangui is facing possible jail time and a fee of nearly $10,000.00 US after being convicted of defamation by a Gabonese court last week.

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