- 1st Filipino to win the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize (2003)
"Our fight against incineration, landfills and polluting technologies is actually a struggle against the negative and destructive forces of over-consumption and dirty industrial development. It is essentially a struggle to shift the dominant paradigm to one which is truly respectful of life and the rights of future generations."
DATE OF BIRTH
USEFUL LINKSVon Hernandez Goldman Prize
Time Magazine – Heroes of the Environment: Von Hernandez
A hero for the planet
Filipino environment hero
Wikipedia Article on Von Hernandez