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Story Publication logo December 22, 2015

Traveling the Length of the Blue Nile: A Six-Week Expedition for National Geographic

Image by Jonathan Rashad. Ethiopia, 2015.

Battling human and natural challenges, the Nile river is in increasingly poor health. Can it recover...

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Seeking to build a comprehensive image about the health of one of the world's greatest waterways, Peter Schwartzstein, Leyland Cecco, and Jonathan Rashad traveled from Ethiopia's Lake Tana, the White Nile in Sudan, all the way to the Nile Delta in Egypt, where the Nile empties into the Mediterranean Sea.


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Environment and Climate Change

Environment and Climate Change

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