The Vanishing Nile

ENVIRONMENT The Nile river and its fertile delta were long the source of Egypt’s wealth and greatness. Today, they face relentless assault from both land and sea. (Yale Environment 360) Navigate the anatomy of the Nile with our video and map resource. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including today’s MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas According to the Yale article, the … Continue reading The Vanishing Nile

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