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5th June 2013, my World Environment Day

June 7, 2013 - 08:35AM
Published by David Kamau

It was a calm Wednesday morning, the sun’s rays piercing through the fog, a gentle wind whistling through the trees as they swayed side to side, setting the scene for what would be a great day ahead: the World Environment Day 2013. 

Farmers in Nyeri County soon to reap sweet returns from a GBM and USAID beekeeping project

May 24, 2013 - 04:20PM
Published by David Kamau

The Green Belt Movement (GBM) has partnered with USAID to start a beekeeping and apiculture project in Nyeri County in Kenya.  The pilot project kicked off on 16 May 2013 when beehives were given out in Nyeri County, Othaya and Tetu.

Wanjira Mathai makes her first visit to the Wangari Gardens in Washington DC

May 10, 2013 - 08:35AM
Published by David Kamau

Saturday May 4th was a special day at Wangari Gardens in Washington DC. Wanjira Mathai, Wangari Maathai’s daughter and Vice Chair of the Green Belt Movement (GBM) Board visited the Gardens for the first time.

GBM and Waterstone’s Bamboo Project

April 29, 2013 - 04:50PM
Published by David Kamau

GBM launches Bamboo Project Initiative in Maragua Constituency in partnership with the Norwegian organisation Waterstone.

GBMs tree planting partnership with Postal Corporation Kenya

April 16, 2013 - 11:20AM
Published by David Kamau

GBM and Postal Corporation Kenya plant 1,200 trees in a tree planting partnership at Ngong road forest on Friday 12th April, 2013.

Google celebrates Professor Maathai's birthday with a Google Doodle

April 12, 2013 - 11:45AM
Published by Amy Haworth Johns

On 1st April, Google celebrated what would have been Professor Maathai's 73rd brithday with a Google Doodle. 

Photo Blog: Celebration of the life and legacy of Professor Wangari Maathai at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

April 2, 2013 - 02:50PM
Published by Amy Haworth Johns

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales joins GBM and friends in celebration of the life and legacy of Professor Wangari Maathai at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London. 

A Royal Occasion: His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and former President of Ireland Mary Robinson share their personal reflections of love, admiration and inspiration in a memorial fitting for the visionary Professor Wangari Maathai

March 28, 2013 - 08:45PM
Published by Amy Haworth Johns

 His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales joins Green Belt Movement International at the memorial for Professor Wangari Maathai at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.

GBM Holds Peace Actors Forum in Preparation for a Peaceful Election.

March 6, 2013 - 05:30PM
Published by Amy Haworth Johns

The Green Belt Movement in partnership with the Rift Valley Provincial Peace forum (PPF), Global Veterans for Peace and the District Peace Committees (DPC) and with the support of Green Cross Sweden has lead a ‘Joint County Peace Actors Consultative Peace Forum’

The Rockefeller Foundation Selects New York City Students for Inaugural Wangari Maathai Environmental Award.

February 18, 2013 - 08:10PM
Published by Amy Haworth Johns

Cecil Brooks Jr. and Awa Sow have been revealled as the recipients of the 2012 Wangari Maathai Award for Civic Participation in Sustainability.

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