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Infographic: Lake Turkana Threatened By Hydropower and Farm Development

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Water level's could fall significantly due to development along the Omo River, the lake's largest tributary.
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Water As A Weapon — Weapons For Water

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Following devastating news of poisoned children in Afghanistan, reporter Codi Yeager look at water security and conflicts around the globe.
Lake Turkana - Water Conflict

The Stream, April 30: Budget Cuts at Environment Canada

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Federal budget cuts at Environment Canada, the country's environmental…
Lake Turkana - Water Conflict

The Stream, August 11: Australia's Climate Change Debate

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Climate-change wrangling in Australia has descended into death…
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United Nations Urges Ethiopia to Suspend Gibe III Dam Construction

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In June, a committee concluded that the construction of the dam endangered the existence of Lake Turkana, the largest desert lake in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lake Turkana - Water Conflict

Water Conflict: Violence Erupts Along Ethiopia-Kenya Water-stressed Border

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Severe droughts have added stress to an ongoing dispute between two neighboring ethnic groups near Lake Turkana — the border between the two nations — which has culminated in a series of violent attacks.
Lake Turkana - Water Conflict

The Stream, June 14: Italian Referendum Rejects Nuclear Power, Water Privatization

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More than 90 percent of Italians rejected Silvio Berlusconi-era…
Lake Turkana - Water Conflict

The Stream, March 29: Kenya Opens Carbon Exchange

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Kenya expects to start construction of a 300-megawatt Lake Turkana…