FACES OF AFRICA - WANGARI MAATHAI: ECO WARRIOR WITH A SMILE

During her life time over 30 million trees were planted. She did not relent even at the blink of death. Wangari Maathai was awarded the 2004 Noble Peace Prize due to her fight for the environmental conservation and standing against governments which worked towards destroying natural habitats. But who was Wangari Maathai and how did her passion for environmental conservation start? Walk in the journey of the 'Eco Warrior' and learn more.

By CCTV Africa

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