Most widely held works about Wangari Maathai
Most widely held works by Wangari Maathai
Unbowed : a memoir by Wangari Maathai ( Book )
32 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,021 libraries worldwide
Maathai, the winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize and a single mother of three, recounts her life as a political activist, feminist, and environmentalist in Kenya. Born in a rural village in 1940, she was already an iconoclast as a child, determined to get an education even though most girls were uneducated. We see her become the first woman both in East and Central Africa to earn a PhD and to head a university department in Kenya. We witness her numerous run-ins with the brutal Moi government; the establishment, in 1977, of the Green Belt Movement, which spread from Kenya across Africa and which helps restore indigenous forests while assisting rural women by paying them to plant trees in their villages; and how her courage and determination helped transform Kenya's government into the democracy in which she now serves.--From publisher description.
The challenge for Africa by Wangari Maathai ( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
Taking a view far from the dependent Africa typically portrayed by Western media, Maathai lays bare the complex and multi-layered culture of the continent, offering optimistic yet feasible ways to improve the quality of life that literally start from the ground up. Maathai analyzes the major impediments to development at three key levels--international, national, and individual. By stressing personal responsibility, Maathai focuses on what Africans can do for themselves to empower individual change at the community level.
Dirt! the movie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Featuring live action and animation, this movie examines the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will later return to.
The Green Belt Movement : sharing the approach and the experience by Wangari Maathai ( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
2004 Nobel Peace Prize-winning author Wangari Maathai's book offers a compelling insight into the internationally acclaimed tree-planting movement founded by Kenyans and run by and for Kenyans.
Nobelity ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
A look at the world's most pressing problems through the eyes of Nobel laureates. Follow filmmaker Turk Pipkin in his journey to find enlightening answers about the kind of world our children and grandchildren will know.
Taking root the vision of Wangari Maathai ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
"Taking Root tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human rights, and defend democracy." -- Container.
Replenishing the earth : spiritual values for healing ourselves and the world by Wangari Maathai ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
An impassioned call to heal the wounds of our planet and ourselves through the tenets of our spiritual traditions. Maathai draws inspiration from many faiths, celebrating and renewing their mandates to "repair the world."
The little hummingbird by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
A courageous hummingbird defies fear and expectations in her attempt to save the forest from fire. The illustrated story is supplemented by a natural and cultural history of hummingbirds, as well as an inspiring message from Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai. Based on a South American indigenous story.
Planet Earth. The complete series. Disc 5 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Segments 1 through 3 of "Planet Earth: the future," the final three segments that accompany the extraordinary BBC 11-part nature series. 40 camera teams were shooting at over 200 different locations all over the world for more than 5 years to get the pictures seen in the series.
The challenge for Africa : a new vision by Wangari Maathai ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Atlas des forêts dans le monde protéger, développer, gérer une ressource vitale by Joël Boulier ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Multipliant les points de vue et les échelles, les modes de représentation et les sources disponibles, cet ouvrage souligne l'importance et la diversité du fait forestier dans le monde et permet de mieux appréhender les grands enjeux : réchauffement climatique, biodiversité, préservation des forêts...
Unbowed : my autobiography by Wangari Maathai ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Celle qui plante les arbres : autobiographie by Wangari Maathai ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Celle qui plante les arbres by Wangari Maathai ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Prix Nobel de la paix en 2004, l'auteur raconte son parcours de militante : de l'élève précoce des missionnaires sur les hauts plateaux du Kenya à la doyenne de la chaire d'anatomie vétérinaire à l'Université de Nairobi, de la jeune femme emprisonnée à maintes reprises à la féministe, mère célibataire qui se bat pour la démocratie. Prix 2008 des lectrices de Elle, catégorie document.
Planting hope Wangari Maathai and the Green Belt Movement ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Wangari's success planting trees in Kenya is a reminder of how trees support life everywhere. Wangari discusses her work, hope and vision and footage of her receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize is also shown.
State of the world's minorities 2008 : events of 2007 ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Pour l'amour des arbres by Wangari Maathai ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Le récit des combats de l'auteure, prix Nobel de la paix 2004. Elle est a la fois biologiste, enseignante, directrice de la Croix-Rouge kenyane, membre du Conseil national des femmes et ministre de l'environnement au Kenya depuis 2003. Elle a notamment fondé le Green belt movement, un programme de reforestation qui aide aussi à la création d'emplois pour les femmes.
The Green Belt Movement by Wangari Maathai ( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Afrika, mein Leben : Erinnerungen einer Unbeugsamen by Wangari Maathai ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in German and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Écologie ces catastrophes qui changèrent le monde by Virginie Linhart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Alors que nous mesurons aujourd'hui l'ampleur de la crise écologique, l'histoire des désastres qui ont ponctué les dernières décennies est peu connue. Surtout, on ne sait presque rien du soin mis par les autorités responsables à en minimiser les conséquences. Pourtant, au moment des faits, des lanceurs d'alerte ont immédiatement compris leur portée, et ont lutté pour émerger ce qui est devenu la conscience écologiste. Ce film raconte cette émergence. Pour la première fois, témoins et acteurs de ces événements dévoilent la manière dont des gouvernements et des entreprises, faisant preveu de lenteur et d'impréparation, ont choisi la dissimulation, voie le mensonge d'Etat, au mépris des conséquences pour les citoyens.
Africa Audiobooks Baker, Richard St. Barbe,--1889-1982 Biography Conservationists Documentary films Ecology Economic history Environmentalists Environmental protection Feature films Folklore Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya) Human ecology Human ecology--Religious aspects--Christianity Hummingbirds Indians Juvenile works Kenya Leopold, Aldo,--1886-1948 Maathai, Wangari Muir, John,--1838-1914 Murie, Margaret E Nobel Prizes Nobel Prize winners Nonfiction films Political leadership Political science Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919 Social history Social problems Soil conservation Soil ecology Soil fertility Soils Soils--Economic aspects Soils--Environmental aspects Soils--Social aspects Spiritual healing Suzuki, David T.,--1936- Thoreau, Henry David,--1817-1862 Tree planters (Persons) Tree planting Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women's rights Women conservationists Women Nobel Prize winners Women politicians World citizenship World politics
Maathai, Wangari Muta 1940-
Maathai, Wangari Muta, 1940-2011
Muta Maathai, Wangari 1940-2011
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