ISLANDS PRIZE WINNER
PRIGI ARISANDI, Indonesia: Biologist Prigi Arisandi initiated a local movement to stop industrial pollution from flowing into a river that provides water to three million people.
NORTH AMERICA PRIZE WINNER
HILTON KELLEY, USA: Now leading the battle for environmental justice on the Texas Gulf Coast, Hilton Kelley fights for communities living in the shadow of polluting industries.
SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA PRIZE WINNER
FRANCISCO PINEDA, El Salvador: Living under the constant threat of assassination, Francisco Pineda led a citizens’ movement that stopped a gold mine from destroying El Salvador’s dwindling water resources
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