Extra_Credit_1_Wangari_Maathai-2

Extra_Credit_1_Wangari_Maathai-2 - done? (be specific) 2....

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Name ______________________________________ PID__________________ Extra Credit Assignment - 10 pts Due Monday Feb. 28 , in class, must be typed (word processed) and printed out. Listen to the February 17, 2011 podcast of Planting The Future , a discussion with Wangari Maathai, from the NPR program, "On Being". http://being.publicradio.org/programs/2011/planting-the-future/ and answer the following questions. 1. What observations and life experiences inspired Wangari Maathai to start the "Green Belt Movement"? Who is involved in this movement and what have they
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Unformatted text preview: done? (be specific) 2. How did "modern development" in Kenya impact local economies and the welfare of women? How has the "Green Belt Movement" solved both environmental and economic problems? (be specific) 3. Why does Wangari Maathai believe that environmental stewardship is a moral issue? 4. What is the connection between environmental problems and political conflict (war vs peace)? 5. What ecological tragedy threatens the welfare of over 1 billion people in over 100 countries? What are its causes?...
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