Tag Archives: KE – Lake Turkana National Parks

Lake Turkana: A lifeline in danger of running dry; Edward Mungai; Business Daily Africa

Lake Turkana — the world’s largest desert lake — is at the risk of going extinct in coming years should there be no strategic interventions.

Source: MUNGAI: Lake Turkana: A lifeline in danger of running dry

Lake Turkana; Rachel Gould; Atlas Obscura

The world’s largest permanent desert lake is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Source: Lake Turkana

Kenya: UN says Lake Turkana is endangered; Survival International

UN body says Lake Turkana, home to tribes in Kenya and Ethiopia, is in danger due to dam building upstream…

Source: Kenya: UN says Lake Turkana is endangered

Why everything should be done to save Lake Turkana; Ikal Ang’elei; Standard Media

State should give more resources to save Lake Turkana from drying up.

Source: Why everything should be done to save Lake Turkana

Kenya and Ethiopia Tourism threat for UNESCO World Heritage site; Juergen T Steinmetz; eTurboNews

In 1997 Kenya’s Lake Turkana stands among such World treasures side as a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. Lake Turkana stands side with the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon, and the Great Wall of China – all UNESCO world heritage sites. There is a threat, a threat also for World Tourism.

Source: Kenya and Ethiopia Tourism threat for UNESCO World Heritage site | Travel News | eTurboNews

Lake Turkana, largest desert lake faces extinction; Caroline Chebet; Standard Media

Ethiopia’s Gibe III dam and Kuraz Sugar project blamed for declining water levels.

Source: Lake Turkana, largest desert lake faces extinction

Kenya’s Lake Turkana put on World Heritage danger list; AFP

Source: Kenya’s Lake Turkana put on World Heritage danger list

Unesco debates if Lake Turkana should be added to danger list; AFP

It is a crucial stopover for migratory birds and a breeding zone for crocodiles, hippos and snakes.

Source: Unesco debates if Lake Turkana should be added to danger list