US Green Party mourns Dr. Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kenyan Green Party founder and leader

  The Green Party of the United States is mourning the passing of Dr. Wangari Maathai and celebrating the life of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and founder of the Mazingira Green Party and the Green Belt Movement ( in Kenya.   In 2002, Dr. Maathai was elected to the Kenyan Parliament on the […]

Kenyans again protest GMO imports (via Food Freedom)

By Daily Nation Anne Maina of the African Bio-diversity Network says the introduction of patented seeds and related chemicals into Kenya’s farming systems threatens the country’s agricultural practices, its livelihoods, the environment, “and undermines our seed sovereignty”. The House (Parliamentary) Committee on Agriculture has also warned that opening up the country to genetically modified products […]

Kenyan Green party founder/Nobel Prize Winner Wangari Maathai 4/9/09

The Challenge for Africa: A Conversation with Wangari Maathai Discussion Thursday, April 9, 6:30pm The Great Hall 7 East 7th Street at Third Avenue Free and open to the general public