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The lawyer fighting for Liberia

Award-winning environmental defender Alfred Brownell found renewed focus and faith in the battle to keep Liberia’s natural resources safe.

Sherri Scott | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019
Alfred Brownell stands in front of a Northeastern University building

Alfred Brownell, a distinguished scholar in residence at Northeastern University and a member of First Parish in Brookline, Massachusetts, received one of six Goldman Environmental Prizes in 2019 for his activism in Liberia. (Courtesy Goldman Environmental Prize)