A great woman, one of the greatest people I have ever met, right up there with the Dalai Lama, twenty times more powerful than Opra.
here is an appreciation of her : http://kalamu.posterous.com/obit-wangari-maathai
here is what I wrote about her in 2007 :
Partir c’est mourir un peu, Mirella says as we hug goodbye. I fly back …Read More
this from my friend “Hannibal,” a passionate lover of elephants and one of the great behind the scenes heroes in the battle to keep them with us :
Dear Friends of KWS I regret to report the death of Kenya Wildlife Service ranger Seneu Ole Narakake (KWS/5590) who was killed on 19th June, 2011 during a gun battle with a poaching …Read More