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Saline lake Turkana put on World Heritage Sites endangered list

A UNESCO panel added Lake Turkana, a conservation hotspot in Kenya , to the list of endangered World Heritage Sites. The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s World Heritage Committee expressed concern about the disruptive effect of Ethiopia’s Gibe III dam “on the flow and ecosystem” of Lake Turkana downstream. Located in northwestern Kenya, Lake […]

The Salt of Life: a tale of the lake, salt, birds and people

The 2018 edition of the Natura 2000 Award is underway and promises to be every bit as exciting and inspirational as the previous three editions. The salt lake – Atanasovsko Lake in Burgas, Bulgaria and the project Salt of life were selected to compete for the Audience Award with 25 projects from all over Europe. […]