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The Goldman Environmental Prize in Numbers

January 24, 2019

The Goldman Environmental Prize is now in its 30th year! Since the Prize was first awarded in 1990, the community of winners has grown to nearly 200 grassroots activists, and their positive impact on the environment has reached millions of people.

Want to learn more about the history of the Prize? Here’s a good place to start:

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