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In Kenya, Proposed Coal-Fired Power Plant Threatens World Heritage Site

Nicole Ghio | Posted 08.28.2016 | Green
Nicole Ghio

With the cost of clean energy sources dropping -- even to the point of making them cheaper than coal in places -- and knowing that coal is not an effective solution to alleviate energy poverty, is building a new coal plant that will force locals to live with deadly pollution really the best option for Lamu?

The Search For Legendary Chinese Explorer Zheng He's Ship

GlobalPost | Erin Conway-Smith | Posted 08.08.2011 | World

LAMU, Kenya -- Did the Chinese come to East Africa before the Europeans? China says yes, as do a growing number of Western historians. To prove the...

Paradise in Lamu, Kenya

Karin Luisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Luisa

I swam and swam in the warmest freshest water, under the wide Kenyan sky, between islands as green and lush as the water was blue.