2013 Goldman Award Winner for reviving vital marshes in Iraq

glad to see the award go to somebody who gets out there and deals with the nitty gritty of caring for our living nature and make nature


La Paz Group


Recently brought to our attention due to a short documentary, today’s news puts new wind in his sails with the award of this much-deserved prize (click the image to the right to go to the website):

Giving up a comfortable living and family life in California, Azzam Alwash returned to war-torn Iraq to lead local communities in restoring the once-lush marshes that were turned to dust bowls during Saddam Hussein’s rule.

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