Faces of Africa – Wangari Maathai: The Eco-warrior with a smile

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During her lifetime over 30 million trees were planted. Wangari Maathai ‘Eco Warrior’ through her passion for environmental conservation helped mobilize, sensitize, encourage and champion tree planting activities. Wangari Maathai was awarded the 2004 Noble Peace Prize due to her fight for the environmental conservation and standing against governments, corporations and individuals that worked towards destroying natural habitats.

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