Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai explains how deforestation affects us all

Monday, September 22, 2008

This afternoon in New York City, Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai and former Vice President Al Gore will answer questions about deforestation and rainforest preservation at a private roundtable moderated by Dan Rather. Maathai discusses those issues and explains what the United States can do to help preserve tropical rainforests.
Guest: Wangari Maathai, 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner, founder of the Green Belt Movement, and subject of two new books, "Planting the Trees of Kenya" and "Wangari’s Trees of Peace."

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