Saturday, February 24, 2024

Indigenous Woman from the Amazon Wins the Goldman Environment Prize

Alessandra Korap was recognized with Goldman Environmental Prize, an award that honors grassroots activists worldwide dedicated to protecting the environment and promoting sustainability. Korap was born in the mid-1980s in her Indigenous village in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. As she grew up, the bustling streets and commercial activity of nearby cities crept closer and […]

President Obama Named Forbes Magazine Most Powerful Person

Forbes magazine released their annual “World’s Most Powerful” list, naming United States President Barack Obama as the World’s Most Powerful Person in 2012. President Obama took the top spot in a list that includes over 71 powerful heads of state, philanthropists, financial tycoons, and entrepreneurs. “U.S. President Barack Obama emerged, unanimously, as the world’s most […]