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    shelter, clothing and are even dying of hunger. Wangari Mathai had a vision. She was focused on restoring our environment and was willing to lend a hand to clean up the damages climate change had caused in her community. With the help of her vison and the Green belt Movement she founded, Kenya began to prosper. Crowds were cheering. Kenyans were celebrating. On December 12, 1963 Kenya gained its independence from the British and formed their own state. (History of Kenya) The first government that Kenya ever implemented was democratic. (Social Movements).They had the right mindset and aimed to free Africa…

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    What Is Wangari Maathai

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    According to Wangari Maathai, “The environment and the economy are really both two sides of the same coin. If we cannot sustain the environment, we cannot sustain ourselves.” As I began to do more research on the environment and why it is greatly diminishing, is because our economy is considerably expanding in value. Who would have ever thought that a woman from Kenya would encourage so many women rural areas to prevent deforestation and restore the their main source of fuel for cooking,…

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    Nature and women intertwine dramatically. They both nourish and reproduce offspring. Even though they are both loving and nourishing, they are abused and misused daily. Typically, nature and women are victims of charismatic men. As humans, we often don’t appreciate the ones who care the most for us. In this analytical essay, I will discuss the intersectionality between three ambitious and empowering women. These women are Winona LaDuke, Wangari Maathai, and Akilah Jaramogi. These women are…

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    The Green Belt Movement

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    are at odds, a capitalist society seek to subdue and eradicate the obstacle impeding its capitalistic; however, Wangari Maathai’s environmentalist campaign against the Kenyan government demonstrates that commons can, in fact, be incorporated into capitalism. The contradiction arises in that Gidwani oversimplifies the issue of wastelands into purely economics and fails to see its sociopolitical and cultural roots. Whenever the cost of opposing something exceeds the benefits, capitalism redraws…

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    country goes completely from green to drought caused by industrializing, it loses its rescores due to deforestation, where communities depend on the resources for living, which then leads to poverty and violence. Wangari Maathai, in her memoir, “Unbowed” was telling the effects of deforestation and its horrible chain reaction in Kenya through her teary eyes. She was born in Kenya in 1940, where the colonization and industrialization of Britain caused violence and corruption, which impacted her…

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    and cultivation. Therefore, women’s victimization enabled them to organize themselves in small groups to work together with the Chipko workers and Garthwal to gather support to stop deforestation. Women were able to see their connection between there environment and lifestyle but men were not because they were concern was with traditional economic development of India not with creating a substantive economy. These women were not considered feminists but acknowledged that their way of living was…

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    In “Foresters without Diplomas”, Wangari Maathai empowers native Kenyan women to take a stance and overcome the devastating effects of deforestation in their native country. Despite this simplistic idea, many foresters believed that these women needed to have a diploma to create their own nurseries and plant trees on the landscape. However, Maathai disagrees with their claim and states that a diploma isn’t needed to plant trees. In 2008, I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Fish and Wildlife…

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    When thinking about all the trees that are on earth, some of the thanks should go to Wangari Maathai for coming up with the Green Belt Movement. According to Maathai, in 1977, she discovered the Green Belt Movement which allowed people a plan of action to promote people to conserve the environment and helps improve people’s lives (141). The Green Belt Movement that Wangari Maathai created has been advance and everyday people are coming up with more ways to conserve the environment. People…

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    Concept Of Integrity

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    Midterm Document Essay: The Concept of Integrity in the Work of Parker Palmer, Wangari Maathai, and John O’Donohue Virtually all men can endure adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Mostly, integrity is an essential component in every individual's life, especially people with authority. Integrity means following your ethical persuasions and doing the right thing in all situations, even if no one is scrutinizing you. Having integrity means you are trustworthy to…

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    Plutocracy Definition

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    easily overpowered. This being the case, made it increasingly easy for Alexander to take over each city because he was such a powerful and impactful leader. People looked up to him and worshipped the ground he walked on because he ,quite frankly, was that good. Electronic: "Alexander the Great." Ushistory.org. Independence Hall Association, n.d. Web. 11 Oct. 2016. Print: Sherman, Dennis, and Joyce E. Salisbury. The West in the World: A History of Western Part Three: Dr. Wangari Maathai was…

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