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Zambezi River

Take A Dip In The Devil's Pool

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.20.2016 | Travel

If you like to live life on the edge, then take a dip in the Devil's Pool... if you dare. The precarious swimming hole sits on the Zambian side of th...

A Dozen Ways To Get the Most Out of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Zambia

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.07.2017 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Most visitors come to Zimbabwe's most well-known tourist town to see "The Smoke That Thunders" -- Victoria Falls -- one of the Wonders of the World. But there's so much more to this town and across the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge in the country of Zambia (the other side of the waterfall). Here's a start!

The Dangerous First Descent of the Zambezi

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Some 350 feet below the bridge we were driving over, a mighty river coiled and cursed through a dark basalt gorge. I could see two rapids interrupting the otherwise peaceful stretch. They were pieces of effervescence, feather-white, inviting.

How the World Bank Undermines Its Own Development Goals

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.20.2013 | Home
Peter Bosshard

The World Bank cannot afford to waste public resources on approaches that have failed in the past, and campaign groups will be closely watching the IDA negotiations that begin in Paris this week.

Power Tripping The Zambezi River

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 11.11.2012 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

If you're a contrarian, you won't be surprised to hear that I traveled to Zambia recently and never once bothered to visit Victoria Falls.

See, It's Safe! Zambia's Tourism Minister Reportedly Bungee Jumps Over Zambezi River

Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

Although the tour operator has insisted that over 150,000 people safely jumped off Victoria Falls bridge without any accidents akin to Erin Langworthy...

WATCH: Bungee Jumper Plummets Into Crocodile-Infested Waters

Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

A New Year's Eve thrill-seeker had the shock of her life last week during a bungee jump at Victoria Falls bridge. 22-year-old Erin Langworthy leapt...

Rest in Peace, Ethel

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michealene Cristini Risley

Nearly one million people die from malaria each year, mostly children younger than 5 years old. How many more will die before we stop this treatable disease?

Not-So-Muddy Waters Put Millions at Risk

Lori Pottinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lori Pottinger

Healthy rivers are important for so many reasons, and climate change will only make their gifts that much more important. We need to convince hydropower advocates of the destructiveness of dams.