Skip to content

New Books Featuring Prize Winners Generate Buzz

March 29, 2012

Goldman Prize winners have been busy reaching out to wider audiences with their inspiring stories and insights. Over the last several months, three new books have been published featuring or authored by Prize winners. Here is brief look at each:

Nature’s Gift to Humanity: Natural Remedies for Selected Common Health Problems by Dr. Nat Quansah and Dr. Patricia Randrianavony. Quansah won the Prize in 2000 for his work to protect the biodiversity of Madagascar’s rainforests. The book focuses on traditional plant medicines and the importance of protecting their habitats.

Peace and Milk: Scenes of Northern Somalia by Fatima Jibrell and James Lindsay. In Peace and Milk, Jibrell provides a look at Somali life through a series of beautiful photographs. She was awarded the Prize in 2002 for her efforts to protect Somalia’s environment in the face of civil war.

Wildlife Heroes: 40 Leading Conservationists and the Animals They Are Committed to Saving by Julie Scardina and Jeff Flocken,  features Raoul du Toit (2011) and the rhinos of Southern Africa; Eugene Rutagarama (2001) and the mountain gorillas of Rwanda; and Wangari Maathai’s (1991) campaign to protect the habitat of Kenya’s safari animals.

Recent Posts

Prize Winners Today: Cambodian Elephant Conservation with Sereivathana Tuy


January 31, 2023 – By Ellen Lomonico

Uncle Elephant They call him “Uncle Elephant.” Determined, intelligent, and kind, Sereivathana Tuy (known as “Vathana”) is everything you’d want in an uncle. He’s an ex-park ranger, National Geographic Explorer, and, most importantly, a committed conservationist who has devoted his life to protecting elephants in Cambodia. We chatted with Vathana about winning the Goldman Prize…

Read more

The 2023 Goldman Environmental Prize is Monday, April 24


January 10, 2023

The Goldman Environmental Prize is excited to share that the 2023 Prize winners will be announced on Monday, April 24. The Prize winners will be celebrated at live ceremonies to coincide with Earth Day: at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco on Monday, April 24, and at the Eisenhower Theater at the John…

Read more

Goldman Prize Executive Director Michael Sutton on Why We Should Support Grassroots Voices


January 3, 2023 – By Michael Sutton

Happy New Year! A new year brings fresh inspiration, motivation, and possibilities. It also provides an opportunity for reflection—on the previous year, its highs and lows, and what lessons it conveys to us for the future. This past year, I had the opportunity to immerse myself in nature on several occasions. Memorably, my son and…

Read more