Friday, June 17, 2011

World Wildlife Fund and GeoEye Partner in the Lake Niassa Partial Reserve - GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Showcased

World Wildlife Fund and GeoEye Partner to Reduce Costs, Increase Efficiency to Map and Monitor Mozambique's Coastal Habitats in the Lake Niassa Partial Reserve


Lake Niassa, also called Lake Malawi or Lake Nyassa, contains upwards of 1,000 species of fish, making it the richest body of freshwater on the planet. Ninety-nine percent of the species are unique to this lake, including usipa, lake salmon, tilapia and aquarium cichlids. Lake wildlife is a vital source of livelihood and a protein-rich food source for the lakeshore fishermen. The crystal blue waters of the lake and the diversity of life it holds are a local, national, regional and global treasure...




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