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Goldman Prize to Mongolian Environmentalist

Tsetseegee Munkhbayar received a top award for environmental activism yesterday, for initiating and building the Onggi River Movement.  Mr. Munkhbayar is a self-educated yak herdsman who has insisted upon accountability in Mongolia's mining industry.

The story has captured international attention and can be found at Taipei Times, al-Jazeera, and elsewhere.

The Goldman Prize Organization web site has some great pictures.