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Omo River

All Is Lost (Well, Maybe Not)

Richard Bangs | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

A dizzying panic set in, but then something else washed over me... I felt unfettered, with no past, no loads, no directions or guides, just the woozy exotic moment. I chewed on it like a wad of qat, and felt as edged and alive as I could be.

Ethiopia Pushes River Basin Toward Hydrological Disaster

Lori Pottinger | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green
Lori Pottinger

Most significantly, the changes in river flow caused by the dam and the irrigation schemes could cause a huge drop in the water levels of Kenya's Lake Turkana, the world's largest desert lake and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Can Lake Turkana Be Saved?

Lori Pottinger | Posted 02.12.2014 | Green
Lori Pottinger

For hundreds of thousands of people who call the lake environment home, these changes could bring a slow death of their livelihoods and communities.