Wangari Maathai

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Wangari MaathaiGreen Belt Movemen Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize, has died at age 71 after battling ovarian cancer. Maathai was often described as an environmentalist, a Kenyan activist who started Africa’s Green Belt Movement — an effort dedicated to planting trees as a…