Ramesh Agrawal honored with Goldman Prize 2014
The Goldman Environmental Foundation awarded six environmental activists from India, Peru, Russia and three other countries Goldman Prize for year 2014. India’s Ramesh Agrawal has been given the prize for helping villagers to battle coal mining in Chhattisgarh.
|Ruth Buendia||Peru||Helped to prevent two dams in the Peruvian Amazon|
|Suren Gazaryan||Russia||Defended protected areas from Olympic development in Sochi.|
|Helen Slottje||US||Helped to shut down fracking in New York State|
|Desmond D’Sa||South Africa||Helped to shut down a toxic dump site in Durban|
|Rudi Putra||Indonesia||Helped to shut down illegal palm oil plantations in Sumatra|