Recommended Reading

Image of Replenishing the Earth: Spiritual Values for Healing Ourselves and the World
Author: Wangari Maathai
Publisher: Doubleday Religion (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 208 pages
Image of Unbowed
Author: Wangari Maathai
Publisher: Knopf (2006)
Binding: Hardcover, 352 pages
Image of The Challenge for Africa
Author: Wangari Maathai
Publisher: Pantheon (2009)
Binding: Hardcover, 336 pages
Image of The Green Belt Movement: Sharing the Approach and the Experience
Author: Wangari Muta Maathai
Publisher: Lantern Books (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 117 pages

Music Played

Image of Missa Luba
Artist: Guido Haazen, African Traditional, Boniface Mganga, Kenya Muungano National Choir
Label: Decca
Image of The Women Gather
Artist: Sweet Honey in the Rock
Label: Earthbeat
Image of The Source
Artist: Ali Farka Toure
Label: Hannibal / Rykodisc
Image of Sya
Artist: Issa Bagayogo
Label: Six Degrees
Image of African Odyssey
Artist: Les Go, Oliver Mtukudzi, Augusto Cego
Label: Putumayo World Music
Image of Shaking the Tree: 16 Golden Greats
Artist: Peter Gabriel
Label: Interscope Records
Image of Flash of the Spirit
Artist: Jon Hassell & Farafina
Label: Intuition

Voices on the Radio

is the founder of the Green Belt Movement and recipient of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. She's the author of Replenishing the Earth and Unbowed: A Memoir.