Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado wins German book trade Peace Prize
19 June 2019 | 1:15 pm
The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness about environmental destruction and the climate crisis.
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