Do fence me in: 250-mile barrier helps protect Kenyan water sources

Guardian: After just over two decades, 250 miles (402km) and $9m (£5.9m) later, the last post on one of the longest fences ever built in Africa has been hammered in. The electrified barrier, which rings the Aberdare mountain range, in west central Kenya, was initially intended to keep people out in order to save the few endangered black rhino within, but has become a model for countries struggling to protect scarce water resources. Colin Church, the chair of the Kenya-based Rhino Ark ......

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