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The third Wangari Maathai Scholarship Award

June 11, 2015 - 11:55AM
Published by Communications

Established in 2012, the Wangari Maathai Scholarship Fund is an environmental innovations fund set up in memory of Professor Wangari Maathai that is aimed at developing action-oriented young people with strong values and commitment to the conservation of the physical and social environment in Kenya.

World Environment Day 2015

June 5, 2015 - 11:15AM
Published by Communications

The WED theme this year is "Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care."

Wangari Maathai - Inspiring young generations around the world

May 26, 2015 - 11:40AM
Published by Communications

Inspiring little hummingbirds.

Professor Maathai is Honored by Oregon Artist in Portrait

April 23, 2015 - 11:50AM
Published by Communications

Inspired by Professor Wangari Maathai, April Waters has painted a beautiful portrait to honor her at an upcoming art show.

Empowering women through clean energy

April 20, 2015 - 10:35AM
Published by Communications

wPOWER aims to empower over 8,000 women clean energy entrepreneurs across East Africa, Nigeria and India.

Africa’s First Water Fund launched in Kenya

March 23, 2015 - 08:55AM
Published by Communications

The Nairobi Water Fund will serve as a model for other nations.

Wangari Maathai Day 2015

March 3, 2015 - 01:05PM
Published by Communications

The Government of Kenya, led by His Excellency the President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, today hosted the celebration of the annual Wangari Maathai Day, Africa Environment Day & World Wildlife Day.

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum hails GBM’s rehabilitation of Chepalungu forest in the Mau Complex

February 12, 2015 - 10:10AM
Published by Communications

This project aims at restoring 156.8 hectares by planting 248,000 seedlings

Unhappy valley in the Aberdares

February 2, 2015 - 09:20AM
Published by Communications

Happy Valley was the name given to the Wanjohi Valley, in Nyandarua County, where a small community of affluent white expatriates settled between the two world wars.

Reflections on COP20 in Lima: A Call to Action

January 6, 2015 - 03:20PM
Published by Emanuela Piccolo

This blog was writtend by Francesca de Gasparis, GBMI-Europe Consultant.

The Annual Climate Change Conference (COP20) is over, and there has been a lot of press about outcome and the Lima Call to Climate Action. After very good news for climate action in recent months: the US - China agreement and the UN Climate Summit in September, COP20 did not lived up to expectations. Achieving a binding agreement by Paris next year in order to prevent runaway climate change later this century is looking far less likely than when we arrived in Lima at the end of November. There are a number of good articles and analyses of what the Lima agreement impact will be.