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Elias Díaz Peña, Defender of the Environment and the Marginalized, Dies at 75

We are very sad to share the news that Elias Díaz Peña (Paraguay, 2000) passed away this week. He was 75. Elias was a scientist, nature lover, and passionate environmental activist who spent the better part of his life fighting for Paraguay’s forests, rivers, wildlife, and communities. For decades, he created and pushed for holistic approaches to environmental problems and advocated for sustainable, humane development. He won the Goldman Prize in 2000, along with Oscar Rivas, for protecting Indigenous and... Read Blog Post