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2008-10-20 12:00:17

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has announced that Roger Samba has been named the winner of the 2008 J. Paul Getty Award for Conservation Leadership. The annual award honors outstanding contributions to international conservation and carries with it a $200,000 prize. As the president of the remote village of Andavadoaka in southwestern Madagascar, and with no conservation background, Samba organized the world's first community run no-take zone for octopus, a local species of critical economic...