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Bruno Van Peteghem

Bruno Van Peteghem (born in New Caledonia) was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2001, for his campaign to place the island's coral reef (among the world's largest and most unusual) on UNESCO's World Heritage List in order to protect the reef against destruction from nickel mining industries.[1]

Bruno Van Peteghem
NationalityNew Caledonian
Known forGrassroots environmentalism
AwardsGoldman Environmental Prize (2001)


  1. ^ Goldman Environmental Prize: Bruno Van Peteghem Archived February 1, 2009, at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on November 10, 2007)