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Saturday, October 09, 2004

Nobel Peace Prize Goes Green

Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai became the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, reported Reuters. She was honored for helping aid democracy and save Africa's forests through her Green Belt Movement, comprised mainly of women, which has planted some 30 million trees across Africa to combat encroaching deforestation.
[Via TreeHugger]

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