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2014 Prize Media & Materials

Ramesh Agrawal

Ramesh Agrawal

Drilling & Mining
Asia
India

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Ramesh Agrawal, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Asia

Ramesh Agrawal, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Asia

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Ramesh Agrawal and his family at home in Raigarh, India. Pictured L to R: Dhananjay (younger son), Kriti (granddaughter), Raman (elder son), Ramesh Agarwal, Alka Devi (wife), Reena (daughter-in-law)

Ramesh Agrawal and his family at home in Raigarh, India. Pictured L to R: Dhananjay (younger son), Kriti (granddaughter), Raman (elder son), Ramesh Agarwal, Alka Devi (wife), Reena (daughter-in-law)

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Ramesh Agrawal meeting with villagers living near a coal mine in Chhattisgarh, India

Ramesh Agrawal meeting with villagers living near a coal mine in Chhattisgarh, India

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Ramesh Agrawal speaking with villagers near a coal mine site in Libra Village, Chhattisgarh, India

Ramesh Agrawal speaking with villagers near a coal mine site in Libra Village, Chhattisgarh, India

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Ramesh Agrawal at the site of a coal mine in a village near Raigarh, India

Ramesh Agrawal at the site of a coal mine in a village near Raigarh, India

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Ramesh Agrawal reviews Right To Information (RTI) documents at his home in Raigarh, India

Ramesh Agrawal reviews Right To Information (RTI) documents at his home in Raigarh, India

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Ramesh Agrawal at his home in Raigarh, India

Ramesh Agrawal at his home in Raigarh, India

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A village on the outskirts of Raigarh, India, with a coal-fired power plant owned by Jindal Steel and Power in the backdrop

A village on the outskirts of Raigarh, India, with a coal-fired power plant owned by Jindal Steel and Power in the backdrop

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A coal mine in a village near Raigarh, India

A coal mine in a village near Raigarh, India

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Ramesh Agrawa giving his acceptance speech at Goldman Prize ceremony.

Ramesh Agrawa giving his acceptance speech at Goldman Prize ceremony.

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Ramesh Agrawa receiving his award at 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony.

Ramesh Agrawa receiving his award at 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony.

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Ruth Buendia

Ruth Buendia

Freshwater
South & Central America
Peru

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Ruth Buendia, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for South and Central America

Ruth Buendia, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for South and Central America

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2014 Goldman Prize winner for South and Central America, Ruth Buendia

2014 Goldman Prize winner for South and Central America, Ruth Buendia

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Ruth Buendia speaking with Lucas Alvarino, president of the Meteni community

Ruth Buendia speaking with Lucas Alvarino, president of the Meteni community

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Ruth Buendia at a meeting to elect new leaders of the Meteni community, Rio Ene, Peru

Ruth Buendia at a meeting to elect new leaders of the Meteni community, Rio Ene, Peru

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Ruth Buendia at a meeting to elect new leaders of the Meteni community, Rio Ene, Peru

Ruth Buendia at a meeting to elect new leaders of the Meteni community, Rio Ene, Peru

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Ruth Buendia in the Ene River Valley, Peru

Ruth Buendia in the Ene River Valley, Peru

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Ruth Buendia with her children visiting the Meteni community, Rio Ene, Peru

Ruth Buendia with her children visiting the Meteni community, Rio Ene, Peru

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Ruth Buendia giving her speech at 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony

Ruth Buendia giving her speech at 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony

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Ruth Buendia receiving her award at 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony

Ruth Buendia receiving her award at 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony

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Desmond D'Sa

Desmond D'Sa

Environmental Justice
Africa
South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Africa

Desmond D'Sa, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Africa

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2014 Goldman Prize winner for Africa, Desmond D'Sa

2014 Goldman Prize winner for Africa, Desmond D'Sa

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Desmond D'Sa in Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'Sa in Durban, South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa at his home in Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'Sa at his home in Durban, South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa on a walk in south Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'Sa on a walk in south Durban, South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa and his family

Desmond D'Sa and his family

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Desmond D'Sa addresses a meeting of fisherman in Chatsworth, Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'Sa addresses a meeting of fisherman in Chatsworth, Durban, South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa at the site of the former Bulbul Drive landfill in Umlazi, Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'Sa at the site of the former Bulbul Drive landfill in Umlazi, Durban, South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa with his team at the site of the former Bulbul Drive landfill, Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'Sa with his team at the site of the former Bulbul Drive landfill, Durban, South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa with his SDCEA team at the site of the former Bulbul Drive landfill, Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'Sa with his SDCEA team at the site of the former Bulbul Drive landfill, Durban, South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa at the site of the now closed Bulbul Drive landfill, Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'Sa at the site of the now closed Bulbul Drive landfill, Durban, South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa at his office in Wentworth, Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'Sa at his office in Wentworth, Durban, South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa at the Port of Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'Sa at the Port of Durban, South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa surveying the area that will be affected by the proposed expansion of the Port of Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'Sa surveying the area that will be affected by the proposed expansion of the Port of Durban, South Africa

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Desmond D'Sa receiving his award at the 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony

Desmond D'Sa receiving his award at the 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony

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Desmond D'Sa giving his acceptance speech at the Goldman Prize ceremony

Desmond D'Sa giving his acceptance speech at the Goldman Prize ceremony

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Desmond D'Sa meets Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi during a luncheon with members of Congress in Washington, DC

Desmond D'Sa meets Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi during a luncheon with members of Congress in Washington, DC

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Suren Gazaryan

Suren Gazaryan

Forests
Europe
Russia

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Suren Gazaryan, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Europe

Suren Gazaryan, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Europe

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Suren Gazarya, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Europe

Suren Gazarya, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Europe

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Suren Gazaryan in Tallnin's Old Town, Estonia

Suren Gazaryan in Tallnin's Old Town, Estonia

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Suren Gazaryan on a walk in Tallnin's Old Town, Estonia

Suren Gazaryan on a walk in Tallnin's Old Town, Estonia

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Facing a near-certain prison term in Russia, Suren Gazaryan fled to Estonia

Facing a near-certain prison term in Russia, Suren Gazaryan fled to Estonia

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Suren Gazaryan at work in his apartament in Tallnin, Estonia

Suren Gazaryan at work in his apartament in Tallnin, Estonia

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Suren Gazaryan taking soil samples from the walls of a cave where bats are hibernating over the winter

Suren Gazaryan taking soil samples from the walls of a cave where bats are hibernating over the winter

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Suren Gazaryan taking tissue samples from bats hibernating in a cave near Tallnin, Estonia

Suren Gazaryan taking tissue samples from bats hibernating in a cave near Tallnin, Estonia

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Suren Gazaryan in a forest near Tallnin, Estonia

Suren Gazaryan in a forest near Tallnin, Estonia

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Suren Gazaryan in a forest in Estonia

Suren Gazaryan in a forest in Estonia

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Suren Gazaryan out for a hike in a forest in Estonia

Suren Gazaryan out for a hike in a forest in Estonia

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Suren Gazaryan giving his acceptance speech at the 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony

Suren Gazaryan giving his acceptance speech at the 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony

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Suren Gazaryan accepting his award at the 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony

Suren Gazaryan accepting his award at the 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony

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Rudi Putra

Rudi Putra

Forests
Islands & Island Nations
Indonesia

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Rudi Putra, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Islands and Island Nations, led communities in dismantling illegal palm oil plantations, protecting the habitat of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rudi Putra, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Islands and Island Nations, led communities in dismantling illegal palm oil plantations, protecting the habitat of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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A biologist by training, Rudi Putra showed an early interest in nature and animals. He stands in a restored section of the Leuser Ecosystem, Indonesia. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

A biologist by training, Rudi Putra showed an early interest in nature and animals. He stands in a restored section of the Leuser Ecosystem, Indonesia. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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After studying conservation biology, Putra became an expert researcher and tracker, leading rhino protection teams on field expeditions to track down poachers in the Leuser Ecosystem. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

After studying conservation biology, Putra became an expert researcher and tracker, leading rhino protection teams on field expeditions to track down poachers in the Leuser Ecosystem. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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Rudi Putra in a restored section of the Leuser Ecosystem. This 6.4-million acre, federally protected forest spanning the Aceh and North Sumatra provinces is one of the few remaining homes for the Sumatran rhino. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rudi Putra in a restored section of the Leuser Ecosystem. This 6.4-million acre, federally protected forest spanning the Aceh and North Sumatra provinces is one of the few remaining homes for the Sumatran rhino. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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Rudi Putra in a section of the Leuster Ecosystem undergoing restoration. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rudi Putra in a section of the Leuster Ecosystem undergoing restoration. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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Rudi Putra supervises a forest restoration team cutting down a palm oil tree in the Leuser Ecosystem, Indonesia. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rudi Putra supervises a forest restoration team cutting down a palm oil tree in the Leuser Ecosystem, Indonesia. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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Rudi Putra speaks with villagers in Aras Sembilan, Aceh, Indonesia. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rudi Putra speaks with villagers in Aras Sembilan, Aceh, Indonesia. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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Rudi Putra at a community meeting in Aceh, Indonesia. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rudi Putra at a community meeting in Aceh, Indonesia. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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Rudi Putra meets with staff of a local community organization. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rudi Putra meets with staff of a local community organization. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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Rudi Putra briefs the wildlife protection team at Forum Konservasi Leuser/Leuser Conservation Forum (FKL). (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rudi Putra briefs the wildlife protection team at Forum Konservasi Leuser/Leuser Conservation Forum (FKL). (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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Rudi Putra gives a presentation to the district government of Aceh Tamiang. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rudi Putra gives a presentation to the district government of Aceh Tamiang. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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Rudi Putra at his office, Aceh, Indonesia. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rudi Putra at his office, Aceh, Indonesia. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

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Helen Slottje

Helen Slottje

Drilling & Mining
North America
United States

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Helen Slottje, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for North America

Helen Slottje, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for North America

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Helen Slottje in her home in Ithaca, NY

Helen Slottje in her home in Ithaca, NY

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Panel discussion on fracking.

Panel discussion on fracking.

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Helen Slottje talking with audience member following panel discussion on fracking

Helen Slottje talking with audience member following panel discussion on fracking

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Helen Slottje and her husband David in front of their home in Ihtaca NY

Helen Slottje and her husband David in front of their home in Ihtaca NY

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Ceremony Photos

Helen Slottje receiving her award at 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony. 2014

Helen Slottje receiving her award at 2014 Goldman Prize ceremony. 2014

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Helen Slottje giving her acceptance speech at Goldman Prize ceremony. 2014

Helen Slottje giving her acceptance speech at Goldman Prize ceremony. 2014

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