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Dr. Kevin Wheeler. (photo: Oxford Martin School)
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Dr. Kevin Wheeler. (photo: Oxford Martin School)
Q&A / Negotiations over rivers

Working with a friend rather than an adversary

Rehab A. Almohsen
The negotiations over the Nile in an attempt to agree on sharing the river equitably can seem like a ‘mission impossible’. Could lessons learned from the Colorado River Basin help overcome the impasse?
10.06.2022

Kenya’s vultures are disappearing

Curity Ogada
Vulture populations across Africa have declined sharply. Kenyan conservationists say that urgent action is needed to save ‘nature’s clean-up crew’.
8.06.2022

Towards a green digital revolution

Dagim Terefe
Stockholm+50 calls for a real commitment to address global environmental concerns and for a just transition to sustainable economies that, with the help of digital tools, work for all people.
7.06.2022
re‹think the way we use land

Wetlands: A vital tool to mitigate climate change

Fabien Niyonizigiye
Wetlands can put the brakes on the impacts of climate change. The case of the Rweru-Bugesera wetland shows why it’s high time we do more to protect them.
7.03.2022
A cattle farmer herding his animals.  (photo: The Niles / Pius Sawa) A cattle farmer herding his animals.  (photo: The Niles / Pius Sawa) A cattle farmer herding his animals.  (photo: The Niles / Pius Sawa)
re‹think the way we eat

How to unlock opportunities and lower emissions

Pius Sawa
While East Africa is a negligible contributor to the globe’s total emissions of climate gases, experts are asking how it can mitigate its environmental impact while also providing for its growing populations.
25.02.2022
A woman in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa beautifies her plot with ornamental flowers and with food plants. (photo: The Niles | Dagim Terefe)
Directions
Plant crops in the city
29.12.2019  |  Society
Ayman El-Rabi (right) at work with his colleague.  (photo: The Niles | Asmaa Gamal)
Directions
How to make good bread
28.12.2019  |  Society
A women prepares bread dough in Egypts’s capital Cairo. (photo: The Niles | Asmaa Gamal)
Ingredients
Bread: The food that sparks revolutions
27.12.2019  |  Society
Maize is a key staple crop across the Nile Basin. (photo: The Niles | Davis Mugume)
Ingredients
Grow plentiful and nutritious maize!
27.12.2019  |  Society
Grubs being prepared in Uganda.  (photo: Muniirah Mbabaz | Department of Food Science and Technology, Makerere University)
Ingredients
Add crickets to your diet for more protein
20.12.2019  |  Society
Maize is a key staple crop across the Nile Basin due to its variety, plentitude and easy cultivation. (photo: The Niles | Davis Mugume)
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The Food & Food Security Issue
15.12.2019  |  Society
 (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
Prose Poetry
I am the Nile
1.06.2019  |  Society
 (photo: Anataban)
Pollution
“Black Tide”
24.04.2019  |  Society
Don’t breathe in! (photo: Medium | Vital Strategies)
Pollution
Addis Ababa choking on smog
10.04.2019  |  Society
Waste management: not high on the agenda in Khartoum. (photo: The Niles | Elzahraa Jadallah)
Pollution
Piles of problems
9.04.2019  |  Society
Not fantastic: plastic. (photo: jubainthemaking.com)
Pollution
Drowning in plastic
8.04.2019  |  Society
Lake Qarun in Egypt. (photo: eol.jsc.nasa.gov | ISS015-E-29761)
Ecosystem destruction
Pollution threatens a historical lake
5.04.2019  |  Society
Feeding, breeding, resting and nesting grounds for several species: Lake Tana. (photo: The Niles | Dominik Lehnert)
Ecosystem destruction
Keeping a wetland from turning into a wasteland
3.04.2019  |  Society
Sudan Oribis (Ourebia montana) couple. (photo: flickr.com/photos/berniedup | Bernard Dupont)
Ecosystem destruction
Diversity at risk
2.04.2019  |  Society
A tree at the shores of Lake Tana, Ethiopia. (photo: The Niles | Bullen Chol)
Resource depletion
Planting life, one tree at a time
1.04.2019  |  Society
Children in South Sudan’s Unity State, November 3, 2015. (photo: The Niles | Waakhe Simon)
Degradation drivers
Could the Nile run dry?
26.03.2019  |  Society
The Niles contributors at the shores of Lake Tana, August 2018.  (photo: The Niles | Bullen Chol)
Rethinking conservation
What price are we willing to pay?
25.03.2019  |  Society
 (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
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The Conservation Issue
25.03.2019  |  Society
The Niles in Sudan’s capital Khartoum.  (photo: The Niles | Mohamed Hilali)
Tributes to the Nile
22.03.2019  |  Society
A wetland near the shores of Lake Victoria in Kenya. (photo: InfoNile | Annika McGinnis)
Waste to wealth
22.03.2019  |  Society
The Niles journalists editorial conference in Addis Ababa, February 23, 2018. (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
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Contributors
10.08.2018  |  Society
 (photo: The Niles | Nik Lehnert)
Understanding the Nile
Where is the river coming from, where does it go
10.08.2018  |  Society