Alexis Massol González

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Alexis Massol González
Born Adjuntas, Puerto Rico
Nationality Puerto Rican
Alma mater University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
Occupation Engineer, conservationist, political activist
Known for Preservation efforts of Bosque del Pueblo
Recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize
Spouse(s) Tinti Deyá Díaz[1]
Children Ariel Massol Deyá,[2] Arturo Massol Deyá.[3][4]

Alexis Massol González is a civil engineer and environmentalist from Puerto Rico. Graduated in civil engineering in 1965 from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. He was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2002 for his efforts on the protection of Puerto Rico's mountain forests due to threats from mining interests. The forest reserve Bosque del Pueblo was established in 1996.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Excelsa cosecha en el Bosque Escuela. Reinaldo Millán. La Perla del Sur. Ponce, Puerto Rico. Year 32. Issue 1567. Page 27. 11 December 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  2. ^ Excelsa cosecha en el Bosque Escuela. Reinaldo Millán. La Perla del Sur. Ponce, Puerto Rico. Year 32. Issue 1567. Page 27. 11 December 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  3. ^ Journal 2: Father and son arrested for civil disobedience acts in Washington, D.C. 6 September 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  4. ^ Vía Verde opponents arrested in White House protest. Puerto Rico Daily Sun. 4 September 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Islands and Island Nations 2002. Alexis Massol-González". Goldman Environmental Prize. Archived from the original on 23 November 2010. Retrieved 15 November 2010.