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April 23, 2012

Saving Lake Turkana

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Ikal Angelei is on a campaign to keep Ethiopia from building a dam near Lake Turkana. If completed, the Gibe 3 dam would be the largest hydroelectric plant in Africa, and would dry up the fisheries used by thousands of people living in the desert around the lake. Dick speaks with Angelei, who was awarded a Goldman Environmental Prize, about how she galvanized people to protest the dam.

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