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Howard Wood Goldman Environmental Prize Awarded In 2015

Howard Wood

Howard Wood

Award Name : Goldman Environmental Prize

Year of Award : 2015

Award for : Environment

Location : Isle of Arran, Scotland, United Kingdom


Howard Wood, chairman and co-founder of COAST has been awarded the highly prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for his work with COAST promoting sustainable management of Arran's seas.

It is the first time this international award, the largest prize for grassroots environmentalists worldwide, has come to Scotland and only the second time it has been made to somebody in the UK.Howard Wood spearheaded a campaign that established the first community-developed Marine Protected Area in Scotland, giving citizens a voice in a debate that has been dominated by the commercial fishing industry.


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