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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

2012 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee : Ambrosius Ruwindrijarto

An Indonesian mountaineer who faced death threats while battling illegal loggers and a Bangladeshi lawyer who fought to keep old rusty ships from being dumped in her homeland are among this year's winners of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards.

mbrosius Ruwindrijarto, Indonesia: He is recognized for “his
sustained advocacy for community-based natural resource management in
Indonesia, leading bold campaigns to stop illegal forest exploitation,
as well as fresh social enterprise initiatives that engage the forest
communities as their full partners.”

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