water hyacinth

The Continual Wrath of Water Hyacinth in Lake Tana

Water hyacinth (known as enboch to locals) is a perennial, free-floating aquatic plant, with unique qualities: The weed is one of the top ten invasive species in the world, given its extremely quick expansion rate of doubling its biomass every five days.

Rescuing Lake Tana

Dagim Terefe By Dagim Terefe The spread of an invasive alien species is neither easy to manage nor easy to