FRIENDS OF THE EARTH
April 28th • Center for International Environmental Law
PHOTOS BY IMMANUEL JAYACHANDRAN
THE EVENT: Friends of the Earth and The Center for International
Environmental Law hosted a reception honoring the six recipients of the
2006 Goldman Prizes, which are awarded for sustained and important eff orts
to preserve the natural environment.
THE SCENE: American Craig
Williams, Yu Xiaogang of China, Silas Kpanan'Ayoung Siakor of Liberia,
Tarcísio Feitosa Da Silva of Brazil, Olya Melen of Ukraine and Anne Kajir of
Papua New Guinea were honored for their eff orts to halt blatant violations
of international agreements and illegal logging.
THE GUESTS: Edith Brown
Weiss, Daniel Magraw, Jr., author Evagelos Vallianatos, Dana Wong and