Sold Up The River? Hydro Power Threatens Okavango Delta

National Geographic: Experts agree that the Popa Falls Hydro Power Project on the Okavango River in Namibia will a catastrophic impact on Africa`s soon-to-be newest UNESCO World Heritage Site, Botswana`s Okavango Delta, the world`s largest, wildest inland delta. Namibia is signatory to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (1971). This intergovernmental treaty provides for national action and international co-operation in support of the conservation and sustainable-use of wetlands around the world. The Okavango Delta is......

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