How one community in Kenya is conserving water to reduce wildlife conflict

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Masai Mara, Kenya

How one community in Kenya is conserving water to reduce wildlife conflict

Most of the land around Maasai Mara National Park in Kenya is arid and semi-arid. That puts people, their livestock and the wild animals that roam the land in direct competition for access to the same water resources. With drought becoming more frequent and prolonged, competition has increased, making human-wildlife conflict inevitable. To solve this problem, one community has conserved natural springs, piping some water to the villages while leaving some for the wild animals. 

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