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WHY Her? Peace­ful protests are Aleta’s modus operandi. Aleta halted the de­struc­tion of sa­cred for­est on the is­land of Ti­mor by gath­er­ing hun­dreds of lo­cal vil­lagers to peace­fully oc­cupy min­ing sites in protest. Against the odds, it worked. THE NEXT FRON­TIER Aleta has now es­tab­lished the Mama Aleta Fund to pro­vide fi­nan­cial and le­gal aid to women in ru­ral ar­eas fight­ing for en­vi­ron­men­tal causes.

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