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Maathai, Wangari

Overview
Works: 150 works in 311 publications in 9 languages and 17,679 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 1,265 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 1,171 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 www.bullfrogfilms.com
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 759 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 384 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."
One peace at a time( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 359 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
Nobelity( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 344 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
Taking root : the vision of Wangari Maathai( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 273 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 )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 223 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
The challenge for Africa by Wangari Maathai( Recording )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 194 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
Planet Earth( Visual )

3 editions 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
Climate refugees "the human face of climate change"( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 173 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
Flight of the hummingbird by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 158 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
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
Unbowed : a memoir by Wangari Maathai( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erindringer af den kenyanske politiker og miljøforkæmper, som i 2004 modtog Nobels fredspris
Écologie ces catastrophes qui changèrent le monde by Virginie Linhart( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 31 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
Ongebroken : autobiografie by Wangari Maathai( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografie van de Keniaanse milieu- en politiek activiste die in 2004 de Nobelprijs voor de Vrede kreeg
The 11th hour by Nadia Conners( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 23 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
Planting hope Wangari Maathai and the Green Belt Movement( Visual )

1 edition 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
Visionnaires planétaires by Sylvie Van Brabant( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 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, Rioux's guide and mentor, urges him to go and meet visionary men and women implementing innovative projects for the future of society
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
 
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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

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

Вангары Маатаі

Вангарі Маатаї

Маатаи, Вангари

ואנגרי מאטאיי

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 experienceReplenishing the earth : spiritual values for healing ourselves and the worldNobelityTaking root : the vision of Wangari MaathaiThe little hummingbirdFlight of the hummingbirdUnbowed : a memoir