Rosalie Bertell 1929-2012

News 18.06.2012

Rosalie Bertell, Right Livelihood Award Laureate and international expert and activist on radiation and public health, died early morning on June 14th at the age of 83, as the Right Livelihood Award Foundation learnt on Friday.

Ole von Uexkull, Executive Director of the Right Livelihood Foundation, said: “Rosalie Bertell was a pioneer of science for the people. She always put her vast knowledge at the service of the public and its right to know, and she never shied away from conflicts with powerful interests.”

For more information, see also this article remembering Rosalie Bertell.

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