2016 Goldman Environmental Prize Ceremony: Tribute to last year’s winner Berta Cáceres, Honduras indigenous & environmental leader assassinated last month; Máxima Acuña, Peruvian landowner – Goldman Environmental Prize winner this year; and more

2016 Complete Goldman Environmental Prize Ceremony 1 hour, 40 Min. by Goldman Environmental Prize, April 18, 2016

del 11:30 a 16:20 homenaje a Berta Caceres en el programa de Goldman Environmental Prize 2016 (en ingles)

MUST WATCH! Máxima Acuña, 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize, South and Central America 5:02 Min. by Goldman Environmental Prize, April 18, 2016

Goldman ceremony with introduction to Máxima Acuña and her story of defense of the land and water, followed by the song of Máxima as her acceptance speech, 5:02 Min.

(In complete video, from 1 Hour, 4 Min of program to 1 Hour, 13 Min.)

2016 04 18 Goldman Env Awards, Maxima Acuna, Peruvian landowner legal victory against gold mining corp fraudulently, violently evicting her off land, home

2016 04 18 Goldman Env Awards, Maxima Acuna, Peruvian landowner after legal victory against gold mining corp, 'now things are worse'

2016 04 18 Goldman Env Awards, Maxima Acuna, Peruvian landowner after legal victory against gold mining corp, 'they literally have my house surrounded'

2016 04 18 Goldman Env Prize Winner 2016, Maxima Acuna, Peru, South and Central America

2016 04 18 Goldman Env Prize Winner 2016, Maxima Acuna, Peruvian landowner, song accepting prize

2016 04 18 Goldman Env Prize Winner 2016, Maxima Acuna, Peruvian landowner, song, 'when my dog barked, the police arrived'

2016 04 18 Goldman Env Prize Winner 2016, Maxima Acuna, Peruvian landowner, dedicating prize to those who died in Celendin & Bambamarca

[Refer also to:

2016: Berta Cáceres: Murdered for activism in Honduras, Energy Company Under Investigation

2014: Helen Slottje, 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize, USA, for helping towns in New York State legally ban fracing

In 2013, The Goldman Environmental Prize went to Jonathan Deal of South Africa for his work protecting South Africa’s Karoo from fracing

2013: Jonathan Deal Receives Goldman Environmental Prize 3:31 Min. narrated by Robert Redford

I think in terms stopping the advent of fracking in this country, it became very clear to us that the stronger way to attack this would be through the courts. Our constitution guarantees the right for every single person in this country to live in an environment that is not harmful to their health and well being, and it provides for the protection of the environment for future generations. ]

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