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“We need to promote development that does not destroy our environment”

Kenyan environmentalist and activist Wangari Maathai would have turned 73 years old today. In 1977 she founded the Green Belt Movement, a non-governmental organization focused on  environmental conservation. The Movement has helped Kenyan women over the years to plant trees and fight deforestation while generating income, it is estimated that more than 51 million trees have been planted since. On top … Continue reading