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Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ [photo]

Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ [photo]
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Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J. is a Jesuit astronomer who works at the Vatican Observatory outside of Rome. He is pictured here with the observatory’s meteorite collection. In 2014, Brother Guy was awarded the prestigious Carl Sagan Medal for “outstanding communication by an active planetary scientist". Brother Guy stands in a long line of Jesuit astronomers, dating back to the 17th century. For more information on Brother Guy, visit th Vatican Observatory website.. [fn][[nid:703]][/fn]

Maatthai [photo]

Maatthai [photo]
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Dr. Wangari Maathai was an activist for biodiversity and justice in her native Kenya and throughout Africa. She founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to combat deforestation. Since then, the movement has inspired the planting of over 51 million trees in Africa. Dr. Maathi won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. She died in 2011.[fn][[nid:674]][/fn]

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