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01/04/1940 Environmentalist and political activist Wangari Maathai is born

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Wangari Maathai - The Profile

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Profile of Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize winner

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Wangari Maathai - Planting Trees for our Children's Future

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Wangari Maathai - Resources and Conflict

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Wangari Maathai & The Green Belt Movement

Maathai was born in the Ihithe village, in the central highlands of the colony of Kenya, as a member of Kikuyu ethnic group. During her studies at St. Cecilia's Intermediate Primary School, she converted to Catholicism. She was later selected to study in the US. She founded an environmental organization Green Belt Movement.
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