May 8, 2018
Are you feeling inspired by the achievements of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize winners and want to get involved? Read on below to find out how you can support Prize winners, or check out their profile pages to learn more.
Africa: Makoma Lekalakala and Liz McDaid
- Support the work of their organizations, SAFCEI (Liz) and Earthlife Africa (Makoma), to advance environmental and economic justice in South Africa.
- Follow Makoma and Liz on Twitter.
Asia: Khanh Nguy Thi
- Help Khanh’s organization, GreenID, by supporting its new Sustainable Energy Fund for the People, designed to help the Vietnamese apply clean energy solutions.
- Stay connected with GreenID on Twitter and Facebook.
Europe: Claire Nouvian
- Support the work of Claire’s NGO, BLOOM Association, in order to strengthen the global fight against destructive fishing practices. You can also follow Claire and BLOOM on Facebook and Twitter.
- Take action on local and global ocean issues through other organizations, including Ocean Unite, Deep Sea Conservation Coalition, Pew Charitable Trusts, and Synchronicity Earth.
Islands & Island Nations: Manny Calonzo
- Help Manny and his colleagues achieve the global goal of eliminating lead in paint by 2020 through the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint.
- Learn more about the risks of lead in paint through the EcoWaste Coalition and IPEN.
North America: LeeAnne Walters
- Help support LeeAnne’s work to expand her model of citizen scientists across the country through US Water Study Research, her new project in partnership with collaborator Professor Marc Edwards of Virginia Tech.
- LeeAnne and other Flint residents are raising funds to provide bottled water for the most vulnerable Flint residents—the elderly, disabled, and home-bound—since the State ceased to provide bottled water.
- Follow LeeAnne and Flint Water Study on Twitter.
South & Central America: Francia Marquez
- Learn more about the Afro-Colombian community.
- Learn more about issues around mining, and organizations protecting indigenous land and environmental rights in Latin America, including WOLA, Environmental Defender Law Center, and Earthworks.
- Follow Francia on Twitter and Facebook.
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