The San Francisco-based Goldman Environmental Prize is awarded to grassroots environmental activists from each of the six inhabited continents. Recipients of the $150,000 prize -- known as the "green Nobel" -- have demonstrated sustained commitment to the environment, often at great personal risk. We talk to two of the 2012 winners.
Goldman Environmental Prize Recipients
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Ma Jun, director of the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs and 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize winner
Ikal Angelei, director of Friends of Lake Turkana and 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize winner