Wendy Bowman wins Goldman Environmental Prize

Watch 83 year old Hunter Valley farmer Wendy Bowman’s acceptance speech for winning the Goldman Environmental Prize and leave her a message below.

(if you want to know more about Wendy's uplifting story, read about her Goldman Environmental Prize win here)

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  • posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-08 09:59:20 +1000
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  • answered 2017-05-08 09:57:52 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Huge congratulations Wendy, on your brave stand for the land and against coal.
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:55:52 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Thank you so much Wendy! Farms and our farmers are the life blood of our country.
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:55:38 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Well done Wendy. You are an inspiration!
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:55:17 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Congratulations Wendy on the richly deserved award. As you noted, Money speaks , and those who argue with it often find themselves shouted down and bullied into submission. Brave of you and your supporters who look beyond your time on this planet and argue that we should be stewards of this remarkable planet; unique as it is because of water.
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:55:07 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Congratulations Wendy !!!! very amazing and inspiring woman !!! keep up the amazing work
  • posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-08 09:54:59 +1000
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  • answered 2017-05-08 09:54:41 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Thank you Wendy, for your courage and perseverance in speaking the truth and defending the Earth. Your work has inspired me to follow my truth and the desires of my soul. Love of the Earth is important, as it is love of life. Many blessings for your continued successes in defending the Hunter Valley and preventing the expansion of destruction. Thank you to all those who have helped you protect the Earth.
  • posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-08 09:54:41 +1000
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  • answered 2017-05-08 09:54:19 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Wendy.
    You are awesome.
    Geoff & Joyce Morley.( Member of NRG , Northern rivers Guardians)
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:50:10 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Wendy, absolutely FANTASTIC ! Well done from us all. A tremendous victory. Blessings.
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:50:01 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Congratulations on your award – a deserved recognition of your tireless belief & commitment in such a justifiable, necessary cause. Thank-you.
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:29:31 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: My warmest congratulations, Wendy, on your strength and determination to protect water and the environment in our increasingly ravaged land. I take heart from your success, that more successes will protect our unique planet.
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:26:30 +1000
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    A: An amazing result for an amazing women!! would be so good if many more could follow in your footsteps – especially those who do have a voice in our community that makes up Australia.
    Congratulations and good on you!!
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:25:21 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Good on you Wendy! You;re a champ!
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:22:34 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Hi Wendy, What a great success story, CONGRATULATIONS. It is so heartening to hear of another ‘David’ winning against the corporate greed of this ‘Goliath’ industry. Well done. A very well deserved recognition.
  • posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-08 09:21:21 +1000
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  • answered 2017-05-08 09:17:16 +1000
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    A: Hi Wendy, I was just thinking this morning that someone has to ‘hold the line’ somewhere or other in a number of areas both environmentally and in personal behaviour, and this is a courageous stand you have made. Well done. Wishing you and your neighbours all the best, Alison
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:16:27 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Well done, Wendy! You’re an inspiration to all of us, concerned citizens, who don’t want to see prime agricultural land and precious aquifers sacrificed for the sake of short-term profits.
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:14:41 +1000
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    A: Hi Wendy , so glad there are still people like you around who stand up to these big company who think they can buy anyone in their way out with $$$- you are an inspiration to all people and wouldnt it be wonderful if government took a lesson in principles and responsibility to the future from you. Money and greed for it, is certainly what is ruining our environment. So thankful there are people like you who can make a difference. You will be remembered for this and hopefully insipe others to do the same. All the best . Manda
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:11:25 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Thank you Wendy for being such a pillar of integrity and common-sense and having the strength of conviction, and courage, to stand up against the short-sighted greed and ignorance of modern big business. I hope you have many many more happy years on your beloved farm
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:09:40 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Congratulations Wendy, on your commitment to the cause of saving our precious water. As you say, without it, there is no life. My husband James Wright and I have been involved with the Lock the Gate movement in the Northern Territory for the past 5 years. I only hope that one day, sense will prevail and the Australian governments will pull their hands out of their pockets and say, enough is enough, no more, fracking is KILLING our planet. Thank you for your tireless work, you DO make a difference. God bless you.
  • posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-08 09:08:11 +1000
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  • answered 2017-05-08 09:06:51 +1000
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    A: Dear Wendy – congratulations on receiving the Goldman Environmental Prize. When I listened to your acceptance speech I felt very emotional. We live in the Capertee Valley and have been trying to stop the DA for expansion from Airly Mine – trying to understand “Mine Speak” reading the daunting thick Environmental Impact Statements, and generally trying to learn an exhausting new language. I am 64, and I found your speech, at 83, incredibly inspiring- to keep trying to understand the processes where we as food producers and long time residents can be effective, keep writing submissions, signing petitions, and attending those CCC meetings…. In short, keep on keeping on! Thank you!
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:06:38 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Bravo Wendy! Thank you for actively & effectively working & speaking up against degradation of water & land, for the benefit of all. It is hugely appreciated! Thank you & congratulations
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:05:15 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Dear Wendy,
    Thankyou, thankyou, thankyou for standing up for farmers, for the climate, for water, for people etc etc.
    Your determination and intelligence are indeed a legend….and an inspiration.
    I am telling all my kids, grandkids, and greatgrands about you. Just wonderful!
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:02:46 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Well done Wendy. You are an inspiration!
  • answered 2017-05-08 09:01:30 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Well Done Wendy. I am so happy for your victory. It gives hope to us all. Shine On. Regards Carl
  • answered 2017-05-08 08:54:52 +1000
    Q: Would you like to send a message to Wendy?
    A: Bless you Wendy and thank you!
    Congratulations too. May there be widespread continuation of your powerful lead.
    Sincerely, with love and gratitude,
  • posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-08 08:52:47 +1000
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