South Africa: Developing a Pristine River: The Okavango Basin

Inter Press Service: The welcome end to wars in the upper reaches of the Okavango River brings new pressures for development and the risk of unwelcome changes to the health of the river. A joint commission to manage the basin is developing tools to avoid this. The Okavango is best known for the rich wetlands of its inland delta in Botswana's Kalahari desert. The delta is protected as a valuable site for conservation and tourism in Botswana, but the same is not true for the river as it rises in Angola and ......

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