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Drew Hutton 2013 Environmentalist of the Year
Author: Bob Brown Foundation  | Time: 3.93 min

Drew Hutton

2013 Environmentalist of the Year

Drew Hutton grew up in Queensland in the western Darling Downs town of Chinchilla. His mother was a teacher and his father was a World War II veteran, a drover and a butcher. Drew has been a high school teacher and an academic, teaching history and political science at the University of Queensland.

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Isaac Astill - Young Environmentalist of the Year 2013
Author: BBF Awards  | Time: 3.00 min

Isaac Astill

2013 Young Environmentalist of the Year

Isaac Astill grew up in Yankalilla, a small coastal town in the far south of the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia. Since a young age he has been driven by a passion for building the youth movement for action on climate change.

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Charlie Wood - 2013 Deni Greene Award - Bob Brown Foundation
Author: BBF Awards  | Time: 3.08 min

Charlie Wood

2013 Deni Greene Award

Charlie Wood is a passionate advocate for the climate, sustainable food production and socially responsible investment. Over the past seven years she has volunteered or worked with Amnesty International, Conservation Volunteers Australia, the Greens, and the ANU’s Regulatory Institutions Network. 

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Jenny Weber - winner of the 2012 Bob Brown Foundation Environmentalist of the Year
Author: Marine Climate Change 2012 Jenny Weber is the winner of the 2012 Environmentalist of the Year prize from the newly formed Bob Brown Foundation. Jenny has managed the Huon Valley Environment Centre at Huonville, south of Hobart, since it set up ten years ago. She has shown ext | Time: 5.52 min

Jenny Weber

2012 Environmentalist of the Year

Jenny Weber has been a volunteer forest activist for the past 15 years, spending the last 10 years instigating and coordinating hundreds of direct action campaigns in Tasmania’s southern world heritage forests for the Huon Valley Environment Centre. Her single vision has been to protect the natural values of these forests against the pressures of clearfell logging for woodchips and veneer for overseas logging companies.

Jenny has been the prime motivator and supporter of the Environment Centre’s forest protection activities. In 2006, she coordinated a 14 month long blockade in the Weld Valley. The blockade was dismantled and 50 people were arrested during protests about the building of a new road into wilderness areas.

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