The once mighty Mpanga river in western Uganda has been devastated by human activity. Its waters are polluted, its banks degraded. Conservationists have joined hands to save it.
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Western Uganda's Mpanga River is the lifeline for local communities and ecosystems in the region. But like many rivers around the world, it faces multiple threats. Locals are joining forces to protect it.
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