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Maathai, Wangari

Works: 183 works in 416 publications in 8 languages and 19,843 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Autobiographies  Environmental films  Live-action/animation films  Biographical films  Documentary television programs  Folklore  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: SB63.M22, 333.72092
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wangari Maathai
Dirt! : the movie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member 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. Educational edition includes both the 80 minute version with bonus features and the 40 minute classroom version. Study guide available at
The Green Belt Movement : sharing the approach and the experience by Wangari Maathai( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wangari Maathai, founder of The Green Belt Movement, tells its story including the philosophy behind it, its challenges, and objectives
Taking root : the vision of Wangari Maathai( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member 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
The little hummingbird by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member 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
Replenishing the earth : spiritual values for healing ourselves and the world by Wangari Maathai( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member 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."
Nobelity by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member 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
One peace at a time( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about a messed up world ... and how we could fix it. Join Turk Pipkin as he chronicles the model Indian orphanages of the Miracle Foundation, family planning initiatives with Thailand's Mechai Viravaidya, Ethiopian water projects with A Glimmer of Hope, and Architecture for Humanity's global design challenge for communities in need in the Himalayas, the Amazon, and the slums of Nairobi
Planet Earth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saving species: Many of the animals featured in the Planet Earth series are endangered so do we face an extinction crisis? Saving Species asks the experts if there really is a problem, looks at the reasons behind the declining numbers of particular animals and questions how we choose which species we want to conserve
Climate refugees : "the human face of climate change"( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[E]xplore[s] the global human impact of climate change and its serious destabilizing effect on international politics. The film turns the distant concept of global warming into a concrete human problem with enormous worldwide consequences ... features a variety of leading scientists, relief workers, security consultants, and major political figures, including John Kerry and Newt Gingrich. Whether human-caused or a product of nature, the changing climate is already creating humanitarian disasters and will inevitably lead to worldwide political instability."
Unbowed : a memoir by Wangari Maathai( Book )

43 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born in the Kenyan Highlands, Wangari Maathai never lost her connection with the land. She started the Green Belt Movement, which planted trees where forests were destroyed. Environmental campaigns led to wider political protests and the fight for democracy - and when democracy was finally won, Maathai became an elected politician" -- Publisher description
The challenge for Africa by Wangari Maathai( Recording )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member 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
Atlas des forêts dans le monde protéger, développer, gérer une ressource vitale by Joël Boulier( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 107 WorldCat member 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
Africa, the uncovered continent( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program offers a profile of the late Reverend Beyers Naude (1915 - 2004), an Afrikaner who gave up a life of privilege to follow his anti-apartheid convictions. Also, Charlayne Hunter-Gault interviews Wangari Maathai, author (Unbowed), the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, and founder of the Green Belt Movement, a non-profit grassroots non-governmental organization focused on environmental conservation in Kenya. Plus we see a report from African Rights and Amnesty International
Weather report by Weather Report (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A journey to the front-lines of our climate changing world-- in the Canadian Arctic, Montana, Northern Kenya, China and India-- visiting communities and ordinary people whose lives and livelihoods are being impacted in the most dramatic ways"--Container
Un défi pour l'Afrique : essai by Wangari Maathai( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avec la détermination et l'enthousiasme qui la caractérisent, le Prix Nobel Wangari Maathai prône de semer des arbres autant que des idées. C'est sur le continent noir que commence cette croisade. Les Africains sont aux avant-postes de la protection de la planète. Ils ne doivent pas attendre que les gouvernements ou les agences d'aide internationale interviennent pour agir. En farouche militante pour la démocratie et pour l'environnement, Wangari Maathai exhorte la population, culturellement déracinée, â entreprendre une révolution morale pour enfin accéder â la paix et â la croissance. Elle multiplie les appels â l'action en direction des Etats, qu'elle encourage â s'unir ainsi qu'à prendre leurs responsabilités. Elle, qui jamais ne renonce, offre une perspective lumineuse sur les défis que l'Afrique doit aujourd'hui relever. Le sort de leur terre est plus que jamais entre les mains des Africains
Earth keepers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary traces the quest of Mikael Rioux, a young activist from Trois-Pistoles, Quebec. Eighty-year-old Christian de Laet, a pioneering Canadian environmentalist, becomes Rioux's guide and mentor. De Laet urges Rioux to go and meet visionary men and women implementing innovative projects for the future of society
Planting hope : Wangari Maathai and the Green Belt Movement( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member 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
The 11th hour by Leila Conners Petersen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the current conditions of humans and nature on Earth, and offers solutions and technologies for the future of the planet
Unbowed : my autobiography by Wangari Maathai( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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The Green Belt Movement : sharing the approach and the experience
Alternative Names
Maathai, Wangari 1940-

Maathai, Wangari 1940-2011

Maathai Wangari Muta

Maathai, Wangari Muta 1940-

Maathai, Wangari Muta 1940-2011

Muta Maathai, Wangarĭ

Muta Maathai, Wangari 1940-2011

Vangari Maatai

Vangari Matai

Wangari Maathai activista política i ecologista kenyana

Wangari Maathai activista política y ecologista keniana

Wangari Maathai ahli biologi asal Kenya

Wangari Maathai ambientalista, attivista politica e biologa keniota

Wangari Maathai biologe uit Kenia (1940-2011)

Wangari Maathai kenianische Umweltaktivistin und Friedensnobelpreisträgerin

Wangari Maathai kenijska działaczka ekologiczna, noblistka

Wangari Maathai Kenyan environmental and political activist

Wangari Maathai Kenyansk miljöaktivist och politiker

Wangari Maathai tidligere kenyansk miljøvernforkjemper og politiker

Wangari Maathai Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathaiová

Wangari Muta Maathai

Βανγκάρι Μαατάι

Вангари Маатаи

Вангари Маатаи еколог и политически активист от кенийски произход

Вангары Маатаі

Вангарі Маатаї

Маатаи, Вангари

ואנגרי מאטאיי

ואנגרי מאטאיי פעילת סביבתנות מקניה, זוכת פרס נובל לשלום ופרס גולדמן לסביבתנות.

وانجاري ماثاي

وانگاری ماآتای زیست‌شناس و دانشمند اهل کنیا

وانگڑائی ماتھائی

ونگری ماتھی

वंगारी मथाई

वाङ्गारी माथाई

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마타이, 왕가리 1940-2011

마타이, 왕가리 무타 1940-2011

왕가리 마타이

マータイ, ワンガリ



English (165)

French (13)

German (9)

Spanish (7)

Italian (5)

Japanese (4)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)

Taking root : the vision of Wangari MaathaiThe little hummingbirdReplenishing the earth : spiritual values for healing ourselves and the worldNobelityUnbowed : a memoirThe challenge for AfricaUnbowed : my autobiography