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Historic Elections Underscore Significance of Fight to Protect Okapi Reserve in Eastern Congo

What do Ben Affleck, Cindy McCain and Corneille Ewango (2005) have in common? An understanding that local communities working together at the grassroots level is the surest way to defeat a common problem or reach a common goal.

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2011 Prize: Q&A with Dmitry Lisitsyn

Dmitry Lisitsyn is fighting to protect Sakhalin Island's critical endangered ecosystems while also demanding safety measures from one of the world's largest petroleum development projects. Learn more about his work in the Q&A below.

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Prize recipients tour Tasmania's threatened forests

Goldman Prize recipients Bob Brown (Australia, 1990), a Green Party leader, and Anna Giordano (Italy, 1998) met up in Bob's home state of Tasmania to discuss conservation. 

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Goldman Prize recipients in the news

Here's a sampling of some of the major news stories and features that have come out recently about Prize winners from around the world.

July 14, 2010
Saving one of Europe's treasures
CNN

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Nigerian activists halt illegal logging with new task force

Nigerian activist Odigha Odigha, 2003 Goldman Prize recipient, has joined forces with American-born conservationist Peter Jenkins in an effort to curb the rampant illegal logging taking place his country's high tropical forests.

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