GBM Blog Archive: June 2013

Kenya’s Endemic Poaching Problem

June 14, 2013 - 09:25AM
Published by David Kamau

Poaching is an increasingly rampant problem both in Kenya and across Africa and has seen an exponential increase over the past few years. In Kenya the problem as particularly acute among the elephant and rhino populations who are prized for their ivory tusks and horns. 

Farm to Fork: Wangari Maathai and GBM at the American Museum of Natural History

June 7, 2013 - 06:00PM
Published by Lauren Berger

A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, "Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture", explores the complex and intricate food system.  The exhibit brings what we eat from farm to fork, and includes a sample meal inspired by Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement (GBM), as part of the exhibit's "Eat" section.

5th June 2013, my World Environment Day

June 7, 2013 - 08:35AM
Published by David Kamau

It was a calm Wednesday morning, the sun’s rays piercing through the fog, a gentle wind whistling through the trees as they swayed side to side, setting the scene for what would be a great day ahead: the World Environment Day 2013.