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Maathai, Wangari

Overview
Works: 184 works in 378 publications in 9 languages and 19,275 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biography  Environmental films  Nonfiction films  Live-action/animation films  Biographical films  Folklore  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: SB63.M22, 333.72092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wangari Maathai
Dirt! : the movie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,170 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
The challenge for Africa by Wangari Maathai( Book )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 997 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
The Green Belt Movement : sharing the approach and the experience by Wangari Maathai( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This book] is the story of the Green Belt Movement in Wangari Maathai's own words. It reveals the struggles and the structure of this extraordinary effort to reforest a vast region and free a people. [This] is the inspiring story of people working at the grassroots level to improve their environment and their country. Their story offers ideas about a new and hopeful future for Africa and the rest of the world.-Back cover
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 381 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."
Taking root : the vision of Wangari Maathai( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 374 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
Nobelity by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 340 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 )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 284 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
The little hummingbird by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 230 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
Planet Earth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 187 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 177 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 ... The film 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"--Container
The challenge for Africa by Wangari Maathai( Recording )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 177 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
Flight of the hummingbird by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hummingbirds symbolize wisdom and courage. This story has origins with the Quechan people of South America and the Haida of the North Pacific, the determined hummingbird challenges a raging fire that threatens the forest. The story reminds us all that power is not always about size. It is always about commitment
The challenge for Africa by Wangari Maathai( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maathai lays bare the complex and multi-layered culture of the continent of Africa 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
The challenge for Africa : a new vision by Wangari Maathai( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Argues that Africans need to revive their sense of identity, their cultural inheritance, and a shared sense of common purpose to face the challenges posed by endemic corruption, the legacies of colonialism and the Cold and civil wars, poverty, and - most urgently - climate change."--Publisher
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 99 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 66 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
Pour l'amour des arbres by Wangari Maathai( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member 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
Solo il vento mi piegherà by Wangari Maathai( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 43 WorldCat member 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
Celle qui plante les arbres : autobiographie by Wangari Maathai( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member 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
Un défi pour l'Afrique : essai by Wangari Maathai( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The challenge for Africa
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 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 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

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وانجاري ماثاي

وانگاری ماآتای زیست‌شناس و دانشمند اهل کنیا

وانگڑائی ماتھائی

ونگری ماتھی

वंगारी मथाई

वाङ्गारी माथाई

ওয়াঙ্গেরী মাথেই

ਵੰਗਾਰੀ ਮਥਾਈ

வாங்கரி மாத்தாய்

వంగారి మాథాయ్

വങ്കാരി മാതായ്

ཝང་གྷ་རི་མཱ་ཐཱི།

မတ်ထိုင်း၊ ဝမ်ဂါရီ

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마타이, 왕가리 1940-2011

마타이, 왕가리 무타 1940-2011

왕가리 마타이

マータイ, ワンガリ

ワンガリ・マータイ

旺加里·马塔伊

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The Green Belt Movement : sharing the approach and the experienceReplenishing the earth : spiritual values for healing ourselves and the worldTaking root : the vision of Wangari MaathaiNobelityThe little hummingbirdThe challenge for AfricaFlight of the hummingbirdThe challenge for AfricaThe challenge for Africa : a new vision