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But when you have bad governance, of course, these resources are destroyed: The forests are deforested, there is illegal logging, there is soil erosion. I got pulled deeper and deeper and saw how these issues become linked to governance, to corruption, to dictatorship.

Wangari Maathai

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Trinity University Press ISBN 9781595340665
Replenishing the Earth (2010) ISBN 978-0-307-59114-2

1984: Right Livelihood Award
1986: Better World Society Award
1987: Global 500 Roll of Honour
1991: Goldman Environmental Prize
1991: The Hunger Project's Africa Prize for Leadership
1993: Edinburgh Medal (for "Outstanding contribution to Humanity through Science")
1993: Jane Addams Leadership Award
1993: Benedictine College Offeramus Medal
1994: The Golden Ark Award
2001: The Juliet Hollister Award
2003: Global Environment Award World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations
2004: Conservation Scientist Award from Columbia University
2004: J. Maathai and many others believed such a fractured opposition would lead to KANU's retaining control of the country so they formed the Middle Ground Group in an effort to unite the opposition. Maathai received a scholarship to study at Mount St.

In 1986 Wangari Maathai was awarded the Right Livelihood Award and in 2004 Wangari Maathai became the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for "her contribution to sustainable development democracy and peace. Furthermore Wangari Maathai was an Honorary Councillor of the World Future Council. Scholastica and the University of Pittsburgh as well as the University of Nairobi in Kenya.

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