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Dai Qing

Country: China

Ma Jun

Ma Jun developed an online database and digital map that show which factories are violating environmental regulations across China.

Xiaogang Yu

Yu Xiaogang created groundbreaking watershed management programs to aid communities displaced by dam construction. His work led to social impact assessments being included in large development projects.

Dai Qing

Daughter of a revolutionary martyr, former missile technician and one-time intelligence agent, Dai Qing is a fearless journalist who has been outspoken in her opposition to the Chinese government’s plans for the Three Gorges Dam.