Tonight, in an invitation-only ceremony in San Francisco, two Ecuadorian activists will be receiving the Goldman Environmental Prize for their work fighting ChevronTexico, a company that has caused enormous environmental damage in the Amazon. Here is a little about the prizewinners - Pablo Fajardo Mendoza and Luis Yanza. Chevron (a Bay Area-based company) went to into attack mode and publicly criticized the winners. Here’s Amazon Watch’s public rebuttal:
Thanks Betho for the link!