Zimbabwe: El Niño Drought Leaves Zimbabwe’s Lake Kariba Only 13 Percent Full – a Disaster for People and Wildlife

The Conversation Africa Water levels at Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe have dropped dramatically because of the latest El Niño drought. The country’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has declared a national disaster. Historian and social scientist Joshua Matanzima grew up at Lake Kariba and has spent the past 10 years researching socioeconomic life there. He discusses the impact of the latest drought …

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Africa: Africa’s Wildebeest – Those That Can’t Migrate Are Becoming Genetically Weaker – New Study

The Conversation Africa Wildebeest – large African antelopes with distinctively curved horns – are famous for their great migrations on the grasslands of eastern and southern Africa. One hundred and fifty years ago, they migrated in huge numbers across the continent, in search of grazing and water and to find suitable areas for calving.  Read More AllAfrica News: Environment

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