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2007 recipients Hammer Simwinga and Tsetsegee Munkhbayar honored as National Geographic Emerging Explorers

February 14, 2008

National Geographic has honored Tsetsegee Munkhbayar and Hammer Simwinga as two of the 2008 Emerging Exlorers. This program supports emerging leaders in a variety of fields. Learn more

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Global Focus IV will screen on opening night of the United Nations Film Festival in Palo Alto, CA

October 24, 2007

The 10th annual United Nations Association Film Festival will feature the documentary Global Focus IV: The New Environmentalists, featuring the 2007 Goldman Environmental Prize winner video profiles, on its opening night on October 24. The United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) runs from October 24 to 28, 2007 at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California. UNAFF … Read more

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1992 recipient Colleen McCrory in memoriam

July 15, 2007

The board and staff of the Goldman Environmental Prize are deeply saddened at the passing of Colleen McCrory, one of Canada’s foremost environmental leaders, who received the Goldman Prize in 1992. Colleen died July 1st at age 57 from an inoperable brain tumor. A mother of three and founder and executive director of the Valhalla … Read more

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Past Prize recipients featured by CNN and National Geographic, develop new policy, win awards

June 22, 2007

Wangari Maathai and Arthur Chaskalson Receive the Kaiser Family Foundation’s 2007 Mandela Health & Human Rights Award June 20, 2007 Wangari Mattai, 1991 Goldman Prize Recipient from Kenya, and Former South African Chief Justice, Arthur Chaskalson, today were awarded the 2007 Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights. Prof. Maathai won the award for … Read more

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