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Goldman Environmental Prize

The Goldman Environmental Prize is a prize awarded annually to grassroots environmental activists, one from each of the world's six geographic regions:[1] Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island Nations, North America, and South and Central America. The award is given by the Goldman Environmental Foundation headquartered in San Francisco, California.[1] It is also called the Green Nobel.[2]

Goldman Environmental Prize
Websitegoldmanprize.org

The Goldman Environmental Prize was created in 1989 by civic leaders and philanthropists Richard N. Goldman and Rhoda H. Goldman.[1] As of 2019, the award amount is $200,000.[3]

The winners are selected by an international jury who receive confidential nominations from a worldwide network of environmental organizations and individuals.[4] Prize winners participate in a 10-day tour of San Francisco and Washington, D.C., for an awards ceremony and presentation, news conferences, media briefings and meetings with political, public policy, financial and environmental leaders.[5] The award ceremony features short documentary videos on each winner, narrated by Robert Redford.[6][7]

The 2019 Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony marking the 30th anniversary took place on April 29, 2019 at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco.[8][6] A second award ceremony took place on May 1, 2019 in Washington, D.C.[8][6]

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Source: Goldman Environmental Foundation

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Ethnobiologist Paul Alan Cox (left) and village chief Fuiono Senio (right) won the Goldman Environmental Prize in 1997 for their conservation efforts at Falealupo in Western Samoa. Their work later led to the founding of Seacology.

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American congressional leader Nancy Pelosi is often present at the Prize awards ceremony; here in 2016, award winner Zuzana Čaputová would go on to be elected President of Slovakia

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ReferencesEdit

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  36. ^ "Marilyn Baptiste - Goldman Environmental Foundation". Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  37. ^ "Jean Wiener - Goldman Environmental Foundation". Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  38. ^ "Phyllis Omido - Goldman Environmental Foundation". Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  39. ^ "Howard Wood - Goldman Environmental Foundation". Retrieved 20 November 2017.
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