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World Water Day 2017

When Richard Leakey invited Sarah, Duchess of York, to visit the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya their plan was to talk about humankind's place in the world. Sarah did not know that she would be visiting one of the places most affected by the devastating drought in northern Kenya just before World Water Day. [...]

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Cheetah at Mpala Research Centre

Origins Field School students observe cheetah at Mpala Research Centre in central Kenya. Studying the wildlife of a modern East African savanna ecosystem provides students an analog for studying the ancient environment of the Lake Turkana Basin, which millions of years ago was much more lush and green than today.

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