An Under-Reported War Over Water

January 26, 2011

By David Walker

Almost unnoticed by the mainstream media, the political consequences of global climate change are now playing out in East Africa. Tribes that have co-existed peacefully for centuries along the border between Kenya and Ethiopia are going to war over diminishing water resources as their livestock dies, their crops fail, and they starve. The unfolding tragedy is the subject of photographer...

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