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Berta Caceres Goldman Environmental Prize Awarded In 2015

Berta Caceres

Berta Caceres

Award Name : Goldman Environmental Prize

Year of Award : 2015

Award for : Environment

Location : El Salvador, Santa Bárbara, Honduras


Berta Cáceres is a Honduran environmental activist, and winner of a Goldman Environmental Prize  for Central and South America has been awarded to Berta Cáceres, an indigenous Honduran woman who co-founded the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, known as COPINH.In a country with growing socioeconomic inequality and human rights violations, Berta Cáceres rallied the indigenous Lenca people of Honduras and waged a grassroots campaign that successfully pressured the world’s largest dam builder to pull out of the Agua Zarca Dam.


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