Orri in conversation with Silver Donald Cameron about his work.
|Born||10 July 1942|
1 July 2017 (aged 74)|
|Cause of death||lung cancer|
|Occupation||entrepreneur and environmentalist|
|Awards||Goldman Environmental Prize|
Orri Vigfússon (10 July 1942 – 1 July 2017) was an Icelandic entrepreneur and environmentalist. His stated objective was to "restore the abundance of wild salmon that formerly existed on both sides of the North Atlantic".
In 2004 Time magazine named him a "European Hero". He was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2007 for his efforts on saving endangered species.  In 2008, he was elected as a Senior Global Fellow to the Ashoka Fellowship.
- Goldman Environmental Prize 2007: Orri Vigfússon (Retrieved on 2007-10-25)
- "Saving the Wild Salmon", Time Europe magazine, 11 October 2004
- "Salmon campaigner lands top award" – BBC News (Sunday, 22 April 2007) (Retrieved on March 26, 2008)
- "Orri Vigfusson, Ashoka Fellow". Retrieved 2014-10-21.
- Orri Vigfússon er látinn (in Icelandic)
- The world loses the great salmon champion – Orri Vigfússon
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