官方APP下载:英语全能特训(微信小程序版,支持苹果手机、安卓手机)
创办于2003年
UNSV记不住?那就记中文谐音“忧安思危”吧!
  Slow and Steady Wins the Race!
UNSV英语学习频道 - Slow and steady wins the race!

英语全能特训(微信小程序)
UNSV英语学习频道淘宝网店
客服短信:18913948480
客服邮箱:web@unsv.com
初级VIP会员
全站英语学习资料下载。
¥98元/12个月

ENVIRONMENT REPORT - Goldman Environmental Prize

阅读次数:


VIP会员专享下载:(非VIP会员无权下载!如果想下载,但还不是VIP会员,请点此订购
下载方式:使用鼠标右键(注意是鼠标右键!)点击下面的MP3音频/MP4视频链接,然后选择“另存为…”。
PDF节目文稿 PDF节目文稿  MP3节目录音 MP3节目录音 
文章正文
同步字幕

This is the VOA Special English ENVIRONMENT REPORT.

Eight environmental activists from around the world have been awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize this year. They received one-hundred-twenty-five-thousand dollars from the Goldman Environmental Foundation. The awards were presented last week at a ceremony in San Francisco, California.

Graphic Image
Graphic Image

The Goldman Environmental Prize is the world's largest program that honors local environmental activists. Experts choose the winners from six different parts of the world.

Three winners will share the prize for North America. They are Jonathon Soloman and Sarah James of Alaska, and Norma Kassi of Canada. These Gwich'in tribal leaders fought to prevent oil companies from exploring in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Some experts say drilling in the ground would endanger the Caribou population. These animals are important for the survival of the Gwich'in culture.

Standing,
from left: Alexis Massol-González, Jonathon Solomon, Pisit
Charnsnoh. Seated: Sarah James, Jean La Rose, Norma Kassi,
Fatima Jibrell.
Standing, from left: Alexis Massol-González, Jonathon Solomon, Pisit Charnsnoh. Seated: Sarah James, Jean La Rose, Norma Kassi, Fatima Jibrell.

Jean La Rose of Guyana won the Goldman prize for South and Central America. Mizz La Rose leads the struggle for land rights in Guyana. She works to halt destructive mining activities that have damaged Guyana's rainforests and the health of many of its native communities.

Businessman Alexis Massol-Gonzalez of Puerto Rico won the prize for Islands and Island Nations. He led a successful campaign to change a mining area into a protected forest reserve that is now supervised by the community.

Jadwiga Lopata of Poland won the prize for Europe. Mizz Lopata created a program to increase support for the more than two-million family farms in Poland. These small farms provide important environmental systems for many different plants and animals.

Jadwiga
Lopata
Jadwiga Lopata

Ecologist Pisit Charnsnoh of Thailand was awarded the Goldman Prize for Asia. He works with fishermen to protect and restore Thailand's environment that has been damaged by industrial fishing and tree-cutting.

Fatima Jibrell of Somalia won the prize for Africa. She works for peace and environmental protection in her country, while dealing with wars and a severe lack of water.

Richard and Rhoda Goldman created the Goldman Environmental Prize in Nineteen-Ninety. The Goldman Foundation awards the prizes to show the difference each person can make to help save the environment.

This VOA Special English ENVIRONMENT REPORT was written by Cynthia Kirk.

网友的学习评论(0条):
版权所有©2003-2019 南京通享科技有限公司,保留所有权利。未经书面许可,严禁转载本站内容,违者追究法律责任。 互联网经营ICP证:苏B2-20120186
网站备案:苏ICP备05000269号-1中国工业和信息化部网站备案查询
广播台