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Interview: Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai in Kenya in 2004 - the year she won the Nobel Peace Prize. (Photo by Mia MacDonald, courtesy of the Green Belt Movement)

This week, the world's leaders are talking about climate change. The talks are part of ongoing negotiations on a climate change treaty between the world's countries. The hope is for an agreement in Cophenhagen in December. A Nobel Peace Prize winner is visting the United States to talk about the role of trees in climate change. Wangari Maathai spoke with Lester Graham about the importance of saving the rainforests of the world:

Wangari Maathai's biography

The Green Belt Movement

Producer: Lester Graham
Release Date: September 22, 2009
Running Time: 3:31

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