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Australian Activist Wendy Bowman Wins Goldman Environmental Prize - Video (Petition Link - 1st Comment)


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Evelyn
- 540 days ago - theguardian.com
For decades Wendy Bowman, an 83-year-old farmer, has fought the march of open-cut coalmines across the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, & helped organise her community to protect agricultural land and water. She has been given the Goldman environmental



   

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Evelyn B (61)
Monday April 24, 2017, 10:13 am
PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION from Lock the Gate Alliance
Stand with Wendy: Stop the Hunter coal rush
Hunter Valley farmer Wendy Bowman has been awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for her extraordinary success in protecting her farm from being open cut for coal mining.

Will you help us amplify Wendy's win and shine a spotlight on the damage coal mining is doing to the Hunter Valley?
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 24, 2017, 10:19 am
#17 - signed with pleasure; Thanks, dear Evelyn :)

HONOR THOSE WHICH DESERVE TO BE HONORED! KUDOS TO THIS WONDERFUL OLD LADY!!!
 

Evelyn B (61)
Monday April 24, 2017, 10:22 am
Read more about her ...

Meet the Hero of Camberwell, Wendy Bowman ... (and Sign Petition - Link in Comment)
 

JL A (281)
Monday April 24, 2017, 10:43 am
#18 s&n; thanks for posting Evelyn
 

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Monday April 24, 2017, 11:44 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Animae C (507)
Monday April 24, 2017, 4:41 pm
Thank you for joining us to stop more Hunter Valley farmland getting bought up for coal mining.
29 signatures

Thanx Evelyn
 

Darren W (218)
Monday April 24, 2017, 4:57 pm
Signed and shared petition over social media.
 

rita uljee (1)
Tuesday April 25, 2017, 4:35 am
what a great lady she diserves the award!
 

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday April 25, 2017, 4:30 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Evelyn
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 25, 2017, 5:17 pm
Signed
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Tuesday April 25, 2017, 6:48 pm
Congratulations Ms, Bowman
 

John B (185)
Tuesday April 25, 2017, 8:14 pm
Thanks Evelyn for sharing the link to the video and to the petition. Kudos to Ms. Wendy and she has a wonderful philosophy regarding the environment and stewardship of mother earth. Petition signed.
"Thank you for joining us to stop more Hunter Valley farmland getting bought up for coal mining.
77 signatures"
Noted.
 

Anne Haarhoff (52)
Wednesday April 26, 2017, 2:10 am
Thank you for this, Evelyn! What a woman. And the other activists. Need multiples of people like this.
 

Sheryl G (360)
Friday April 28, 2017, 10:23 am
Thank you for joining us to stop more Hunter Valley farmland getting bought up for coal mining. I watched the video and I agree with her, one business should not supercede and be the ruin of many businesses and also a whole lot of people who depend upon the water for their home use as well.

It seems like this same disrespect for water is going on all over this world.
 

Walter F (129)
Friday April 28, 2017, 9:19 pm
She well deserved the prize,
 

Dawnie W (250)
Saturday April 29, 2017, 12:59 am
❤️❤️Noted... ❤️A terrific lady.❤️Thank you...Evelyn❤️❤️

😉💜ღ❤️Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ😺♥L💜ve, Hugs and Peace go with you all♥😺Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ💛ღ❤️😉
 
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