19 May '11, 9am

Congrats to the Green Star Award winners, environmental heroes working in disasters @UNEPandYou

Green Star Awards honour environmental heroes working in disasters Bern (Switzerland), 18 May 2011 - A not-for-profit organization tackling life-threatening pollution in developing countries and a renowned academic working to make houses safer during earthquakes are among the recipients of this year's Green Star Awards (GSAs), announced by the United Nations and Green Cross International. The full list of 2011 winners is as follows: Dionysia-Theodora Avgerinopoulou, Member of the Greek Parliament Dr. Mary Catherine Comerio, Professor of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley The Blacksmith Institute, a US-based non-profit organisation Environmental engineering firm TerraGraphics Artsen zonder Grenzen (Médecins Sans Frontières - Holland) Linda Norgrove (Posthumous Award) Ms. Dionysia-Theodora Avgerinopoulou was recognized for her pro bono work to support reconstru...

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