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Gaddafi Dead: What Is The Fate Of The Great Man Made River?

Via Green Prophet, musings on Libya’s Great Man Made River project now that a change in political leadership has occurred: The Great Man Made River: 70 percent of Libya’s fresh water comes from it. Muammar Gaddafi, the eccentric strongman of Libya for more than 42 years and often referred to as the Mad Dog of […]

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Libya’s Great Man-Made River Project

Via Terra Daily, some additional information on Libya’s 33-billion-dollar Great Man-Made River scheme to extract water from deep beneath the Sahara and pipe it across the desert to its coastal cities.  As the article notes, it is laden with potential for stoking friction with Libya’s neighbours: “…The scheme, already some two-thirds complete, is economically viable […]

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