16 Dec '11, 4pm

Tim DeChristopher is @TreeHugger Person of the Year Congrats to Tim and all of the nominees!

Tim DeChristopher is @TreeHugger Person of the Year Congrats to Tim and all of the nominees!

The votes have been tallied and Tim DeChristopher has been selected as the 2011 TreeHugger Person of the Year . While all of this year's nominees deserve our admiration, both the majority of voters and the TreeHugger staff feel that DeChristopher deserves this recognition for his courageous activism. For those unaware of his story, here's the background on why Tim DeChristopher is now spending the next few years of his life at a federal prison in California: In December 2008, Tim DeChristopher entered a federal auction for oil and gas exploration leases for several parcels of land in the southwest, several of which were around Utah's national parks. Initially intending to simply protest the auction, when entering the auction he was asked if he was a bidder. Tim said yes, he was. With no review of his credentials, he was allowed to bid, as Bidder 70 , alongside bona fide me...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/Tim-DeChristopher-Perso...

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