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Maathai, Wangari

Overview
Works: 164 works in 375 publications in 11 languages and 18,974 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Environmental films  Live-action/animation films  Folklore  Biographical films  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: SB63.M22, 333.72092
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The challenge for Africa by Wangari Maathai( Book )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,259 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
Dirt! : the movie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,174 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 Green Belt Movement : sharing the approach and the experience by Wangari Maathai( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 744 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
The little hummingbird by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 386 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 382 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 369 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 336 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 285 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
Unbowed : a memoir by Wangari Maathai( Book )

42 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 213 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
Planet Earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 181 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
The challenge for Africa by Wangari Maathai( Recording )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 179 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
Climate refugees : "the human face of climate change"( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 178 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
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 98 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 62 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
Écologie ces catastrophes qui changèrent le monde by Virginie Linhart( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries 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
The 11th hour by Nadia Conners( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 27 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
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 )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 23 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
Rank( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-scenes look at professional bull riding. Features Justin McBride, Mike Lee, and Adriano Moraes as they compete in the 2004 Professional Bull Riding World Finals
[Rainwater harvesting = Cosechar agua de lluvia = Récolter l'eau de pluie] by Wangari Maathai( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 18 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, 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

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

ওয়াঙ্গেরী মাথেই

ਵੰਗਾਰੀ ਮਥਾਈ

வாங்கரி மாத்தாய்

వంగారి మాథాయ్

വങ്കാരി മാതായ്

ཝང་གྷ་རི་མཱ་ཐཱི།

မတ်ထိုင်း၊ ဝမ်ဂါရီ

ვანგარი მაატაი

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 experienceThe little hummingbirdReplenishing the earth : spiritual values for healing ourselves and the worldTaking root : the vision of Wangari MaathaiNobelityUnbowed : a memoirThe challenge for Africa