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Social inequality and climate breakdown

February 26, 2021 - 08:15AM
Published by Communications

Social inequalities are a driver for climate breakdown. These problems - and the potential solutions - are much in evidence in Kenya.

Remembering the Remarkable Life of Margaret (Peg) Snyder, a Long-time Friend, Supporter, Advisor, and “Midwife” to the Green Belt Movement

February 17, 2021 - 08:00AM
Published by Communications

Within the story of GBM’s birth and growth over nearly 50 years, Peg played a pivotal—indeed, essential—role.

The Green Belt Movement invited to become a Nominator for The Earthshot Prize as the search for the first winners begins

November 1, 2020 - 09:00AM
Published by Communications

Together, the five Earthshots aim to generate new ways of thinking, as well as new technologies, systems, policies and solutions.

Children’s Books Featuring Professor Wangari Maathai

August 6, 2020 - 09:00AM
Published by Communications

As we adapt to living and learning at home, we hope these children’s books will provide an educational escape for young readers. 

This World Environment Day, it’s Time for Nature

June 5, 2020 - 08:55AM
Published by Communications

It’s time to build back better for People and Planet.

Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day

April 23, 2020 - 08:45AM
Published by Communications

The theme for #EarthDay2020 is climate action.

Activists demand transparency from JKIA expressway plan

March 4, 2020 - 05:00PM
Published by Communications

Conservationists have demanded openness from the government as plans to construct the multi-billion-shilling expressway from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to Westlands in Nairobi start afresh.

Sierra Leone hosts African Environment/ Wangari Maathai Day 2020

March 4, 2020 - 12:00PM
Published by Communications

The Minister of Environment, Professor Foday M. Jaward in his welcome address stated that Sierra Leone was proud to be the host for the African Environment Day 2020.

Celebrating Professor Maathai's green legacy

March 3, 2020 - 04:55PM
Published by Communications

This year's celebration was held at Freedom Corner, Uhuru Park, a place that symbolizes all Professor Maathai stood for.

Improving Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

January 31, 2020 - 02:30PM
Published by Communications

The new toilet is also more child-friendly than the accident-prone traditional pit latrines.