Lawyer wins environmental prize for saving forest from palm oil company


BOSTON — When Alfred Brownell arrived in a remote Liberian village, the surrounding tropical rainforest had been leveled by bulldozers. Burial grounds were uprooted, religious shrines were desecrated and a stream people depended upon for water was polluted. Brownell, an environmental lawyer and activist, blamed the devastation on the palm oil company Golden Veroleum Liberia….

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