Winners of Goldman Environmental 2017 Prize Announced

For the past 27 years, the San Francisco-based Goldman Environmental Foundation has awarded annual prizes to grassroots activists. The $170,000 awards are given each year to six individuals - one from each of the world's six geographic regions.

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    For the past 27 years, the San Francisco-based Goldman Environmental Foundation has awarded annual prizes to grassroots activists.

    The $170,000 awards are given each year to six individuals - one from each of the world's six geographic regions.

    They recognise efforts to protect and enhance the environment.

    Al Jazeera's science correspondent Tarek Bazley profiles this year's winners.


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