The baobab is Africa’s tree, found in 31 African countries. A specimen in Namibia is in diameter—one of the fattest trees in the world, in one of its driest places. There is mystery around the baobab - it has no tree rings.
Uprooted Sonnet for Wangari by GCE. An eulogy for Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement; poem by Carlos Pittella-Leite; Baobab photo by John Karanja, leader of the reConstructing project in Kenya.