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Environmental activist Wangari Maathai

Jennifer Swanson

Environmental activist Wangari Maathai

by Jennifer Swanson

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Published by Lerner Publishing Group in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women conservationists,
  • Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Tree planters (Persons),
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai started the Green Belt Movement, which educated women in villages in Kenya and paid them for every tree they planted. The program helped plant millions of trees and brought money to the villages.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJennifer Swanson
    SeriesStem trailblazer bios, STEM trailblazer bios
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26960348M
    ISBN 10151249982X
    ISBN 109781512499827

    Wangari Maathai [1] – Environmental activist Joined the Fight For Women’s Rights [2] Founded Green Belt [3] Uphill Battle Against Government [4] Fought Government By Joining It [5] Sources [6] Dr. Wangari Maathai. Wangari Muta Maathai () was an internationally renowned Kenyan environmental political activist. The founder of the Green Belt Movement, she .

      Professor Wangari Maathai, environmental and political activist, Nobel Peace Prize Winner. Ricardo Navarro, founder and director of the Salvadoran Centre for Appropriate Technology (CESTA), winner of the prestigious Goldman prize. Dr Vandana Shiva, . Hugely charismatic, humble, and possessed of preternatural luminosity of spirit, Wangari Maathai, the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and a single mother of three, recounts her extraordinary life as a political activist, feminist, and environmentalist in Kenya.

      Maathai’s Nobel was the first given to an environmental activist, for her work in Kenya’s Green Belt Movement. She inspired and helped organize the planting of 30 million trees in 30 African Author: Simon Rodberg.   Kenya: Wangari Maathai is perhaps one of the most well-known women in the world. The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for her work in the Greenbelt Movement, Maathai continues to improve the world around her both through her environmental activism and her women’s rights advocacy.


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