As summer winds down we are spotlighting Prize recipients who know the importance of teaching children about environmental protection.
This short video clip features Prize winners interacting with children in their communities through educational and outreach workshops.
This back to school season, be sure to talk to your children about protecting the Earth.
The courageous and monumental work of all Goldman Prize winners brings us plenty of cheer this season. Happy holidays from all of us at the Goldman Prize. We look forward to more victories from our Prize recipients in the New Year.
As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, we wanted to take a moment and give thanks to all the grassroots environmental activists like Hilton Kelley who are working hard to protect our natural resources. Hilton recently stopped by our office in San Francisco to share his thoughts on the recent victory to halt the Keystone pipeline.
For more than five years, the people of Rossport in County Mayo, Ireland have been fighting Shell Oil's plans to build the Corrib Gas Pipeline directly through their farmland and coastline. This tiny community, whose residents have called it home for generations, has been torn apart through this fight, with some people siding with Shell and the development and others vowing to fight it regardless of the consequences.
Goldman Prize recipients Bob Brown (Australia, 1990), a Green Party leader, and Anna Giordano (Italy, 1998) met up in Bob's home state of Tasmania to discuss conservation.
Recently featured at the Sundance Film Festival, The Last Mountain sheds light the mountaintop removal coal mining debate in the US. Goldman Prize recipient Maria Gunnoe ('09) a tireless activist featured in the film, has been fighting to protect both the land and her unique Appalachian culture from mining destruction. Scheduled to hit theatres in June 2011, the film also includes an action campaign to help spread awareness about the issues.