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我的好友贝塔·卡塞雷斯(Berta Cáceres)和我在2015年获得了戈德曼环境奖,贝塔在获奖演说上说道:“我将我的生命献给地球母亲。”不久前,贝塔在洪都拉斯被暗杀。她的故事是一个悲剧,但不是偶然。事实上,一个月后,另一位戈德曼环境奖得主伊西德罗·鲍德内格罗·洛佩兹(Isidro Baldenegro López)遭遇枪击身亡。

对一位环保活跃分子来说,现在是最危险的时候。比如,美国爆发了针对游行反对达科他州管道的环保者的暴力事件。警方被控过度使用武力驱逐史坦丁洛克(Standing Rock)苏族部落及其支持者,他们认为管道工程将污染水源,破坏宝贵的墓葬。

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