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Environmental activist Wangari Maathai

Jennifer Swanson

Environmental activist Wangari Maathai

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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

      It is with great sadness that I heard of the death of Kenyan environmental and political activist Wangari Maathai aged She has been a great champion of why environment matters for people across the planet, and especially for women and poor groups in Africa. Like a tall spreading tree, perhaps an Acacia, her influence and courage have provided nourishment and shelter for a.


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