Ma Jun Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

by China Water Risk 16 April, 2012

16, April 2012- Goldman Environmental Foundation announced 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize recipients, and Ma Jun, founder of Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) and China Water Risk advisor, is one of the six awardees.

The Goldman Environmental Prize is awarded annually to grassroots environmental activists, one from each of the world’s six geographic regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island Nations, North America, and South and Central America.

Goldman Environmental Prize 2012 recipients:
Africa: Ikal Angelei |  Kenya
Asia: Ma Jun |  China
Europe: Evgenia Chirikova |  Russia
Islands: Edwin Gariguez |  Philippines
North America: Caroline Cannon |  USA
South America: Sofia Gatica |  Argentina