The Kaza: Mega Conservation Zone

Five African countries — Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe — agreed in August 2011 to create the 29 million hectare Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area or Kaza. The area not only allows elephants to roam free across borders, but creates a framework to protect and share their precious water resources. It may provide a model for transboundary resource management that can address the challenges of a changing climate. Jeff Barbee reports.

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