John Sinclair (environmentalist)

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John Sinclair AO (born 13 July 1939) received the Global 500 Roll of Honour award in 1990,[1] and was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 1993.[2] [3] Born in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, Sinclair fought for thirty years to protect Fraser Island, and succeeded in stopping logging of the island's rainforest, and sand mining by multinational corporations.


  1. ^ Global 500 Forum: [1] (archived webpage)
  2. ^ Goldman Environmental Prize: John Sinclair Archived 4 December 2007 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved on 15 November 2007)
  3. ^ John Sinclair Trust for Conservation Official Website