GBM Blog Archive: June 2011

One young hummingbird's goal is to plant 1,000 trees

June 16, 2011 - 10:30AM
Published by Kathryn Gelder

Supporters of the Green Belt Movement remind us every day of Professor Maathai’s hummingbird story. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s a story about a little hummingbird in the middle of a raging forest fire - doing the best it can. The story teaches that even when problems seem overwhelming, we can all make an impact – no matter how large or small.

Rio+20 in one year from now - what have we achieved in the last 20 years?

June 10, 2011 - 01:50AM
Published by Francesca de Gasparis

Next year it will be twenty years since the first ever Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro by the United Nations.

Climate Change Meeting in Nairobi

June 1, 2011 - 04:10AM
Published by Francesca de Gasparis

May 20, 2011:The Green Belt Movement, in collaboration with the Kenya Climate Change Working Group, organized and hosted a national stakeholders briefing and consultative meeting on Climate Change at the Silver Spring hotel in Nairobi on May 20th 2011. The meeting was attended by more than 35 participants, including the 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Wangari Maathai, 4 Members of Parliament in Kenya and the Assistant Clerk of the Kenya National Assembly. More than 20 civil society organizations in Kenya were represented in this important seminar.