Wangari Maathai, Nobel winner, laid to rest in Kenya

by BBC News

Mrs Maathai, whose Green Belt Movement planted an estimated 45 million trees in Kenya, died last month of cancer.

Thousands of mourners lined the route of the procession to the funeral in Uhuru National Park in Nairobi.

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