Spiritual Environmentalism: Healing Ourselves by Replenishing the Earth

Wangari Maathai: What role does spirituality play in our work to heal the earth?

By Wangari Maathai
Yes! Magazine
Posted: June 3, 2011
Updated: September 26, 2011 

Editor’s Note: Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan activist and 2004 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, passed away on September 25. In this essay from her book Replenishing the Earth: Spiritual Values for Healing Ourselves and the World, she describes what motivated her groundbreaking work.