LIFE PLACES WORK TREES

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She was born in 1940
When was she born?

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She was born in Nyeri
Where was she born?

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It's false
TRUE or FALSE When she was a girl, Kenyan girls had free access to basic education.

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She is called The Tree Lady http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjnWy6uOP3Q
How is she called? a) The Tree Woman b) The Tree Lady c) The Tree Girl

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No, she isn't
Is she still alive?

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She is from Kenya
Where is Wangari Maathai from? (country)

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In 1966
She earned a Master's degree at the University of Pittsburgh in... a) 1966 b) 1964 c) 1965

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It's false. Deforestation has many negative effects on the environment. The most dramatic impact is a loss of habitat for millions of species
TRUE OR FALSE Deforestation is very good for the environment.

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She died in 2011
When did she die?

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She died in Kenya
Where did she die?

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In 1977
She established the Green Belt Movement in... a) 1987 b) 1977 c) 1967

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It's true. Without trees to fill these roles, many former forest lands can quickly become barren deserts.
TRUE or FALSE Trees help perpetuate the water cycle by returning water vapor back into the atmosphere

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It's true
TRUE or FALSE She taught veterinary anatomy at the University of Nairobi in 1971

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the U.S.A.
She studied Biological Sciences in Germany and...

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A billion trees
How many trees had the G.B.M. planted around the world in 2007? a) a billion trees b) 14 billion trees c) 3 billion trees

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It is agriculture. Farmers cut forests to provide more room for planting crops or grazing livestock. http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/deforestation-overview/
The bigger driver of deforestation is ... a) agriculture b) Wildfires c) Wood & paper industry

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It was in 2002
When was she appointed as Assistant Minister for Environment, Natural Resources and Wildlife in Kenya a) 2005 b) 2002 c) 2004

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When is Wangari Maathai Day celebrated in Africa? a) March 5th b) March 8th c) March 3rd

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It was in 2004
When did she receive the Nobel Peace Prize?

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It's true. Baobab seeds are called mbuyu in Kenya. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adansonia
TRUE or FALSE In the coastal areas of Kenya, baobab seeds are cooked with sugar, colored, and sold as a snack

WANGARI MAATHAI by M.C. Ocete

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