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Lake Tana of Ethiopia will join lake Urmia of Iran to be Victim of Mega Dams

Lake Tana right From space (April 1991). Satellite imagery from 1984 to 2011 revealing Lake Urmia’s diminishing surface area ecocide. The plundering, extensive damage or destruction of fish, forests, water, soil, to endangered species, to ocean and terrestrial ecosystems, to our planet climate threatens the web of life, national security, human mental, physical, environmental and economic well […] Continue reading →

The 4th Tripartite Meeting on the Renaissance Dam

KHARTOUM (SUDANOW)—A fourth tripartite meeting of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was held in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday-Tuesday, August 25-26, 2014. The Egyptian delegation was led by the new Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources, Dr. Husam al-Dinn Maghazy, the Sudanese delegation by the Minister of Water Resources and […] Continue reading →

Ethiopia Pushes River Basin Toward Hydrological Disaster

Lori Pottinger Become a fanAfrica Campaigns, International Rivers In a remote part of East Africa, the Ethiopian government is furtively transforming a pastoral landscape populated by indigenous agro-pastoralists into an industrial powerhouse of dams and plantations. While the government says these developments are intended to reduce poverty, those on the ground see their land and water being […] Continue reading →