Derek Turner

Our rivers, as much as our oceans, are in urgent need of protection

Earth’s rivers are equivalent to a body’s veins, and neglect, mismanagement and sabotage are fast poisoning them

Detail of the great mosiac of the Nile from the Sanctuary at Praeneste, Palestrina, Italy. Now Ethiopia’s plans for the Nile’s headstreams could mean another Egyptian eclipse

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