These four women have done their part to help the planet. They have inspired others to do the same. Which of these women inspires you?
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Jane Goodall is a scientist. She is best known for studying chimpanzees in the wild. Goodall was one of the first women to do this kind of work.
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Wangari Maathai started a group that plants trees across Africa. In 2004, she won a Nobel Peace Prize for her work helping women and the environment.
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Vandana Shiva is a scientist and environmental activist. She is from India. She works to protect farmland. She helps people grow better, healthier food.
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Sylvia Earle is an ocean scientist and explorer. She has spent more than 60 years working to protect the world’s oceans. She has led many underwater expeditions.