Restoring a ‘Pulse’ to the Colorado River Delta

ENVIRONMENT Last month, a “pulse flow” of water surged into the final stretch of the Colorado River. Officials and scientists hope the water will help restore a landscape that has long been arid but that once supported a rich diversity of life. (National Geographic News) Use our resources to learn more about conservation in the Colorado delta. Discussion Ideas The “pulse flow” of water to … Continue reading Restoring a ‘Pulse’ to the Colorado River Delta

Egyptians Oppose Ethiopian Dam

WORLD “Ethiopia is killing us,” Egyptian taxi driver Ahmed Hossam says. “If they build this dam, there will be no Nile. If there’s no Nile, then there’s no Egypt.” (National Geographic News) Use our resources to better understand how stakeholders reflect the diversity of economic, political, geographic, and environmental conflicts inherent in dam-building. Discussion Ideas Read through our lesson “Making Informed Environmental Decisions,” which concerns … Continue reading Egyptians Oppose Ethiopian Dam