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  1. Lake Malawi Species
    Lake Malawi. Photo by Paul Venter A new study has been published on the formation of the East African Rift Valley. The findings, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, confirm that the East African Rift Lakes were formed when tectonic plates moved apart. Lake Malawi, pictured above, was...
  2. Illness, Health & Nutrition
    Cichlid fossil. Photo credit: LMU/B. Reichenbacher A study attempting to determine what the Rift Valley of east Africa looked like during the mid to late Miocene Epoch (11 to 16 million years ago) found that cichlids made up the majority of fish species in the area, like they do today. Cichlid...
  3. Lake Tanganyika Species
    Kaya Mawa resort on Likoma Island, Malawi. Anyone thinking of visiting one of the rift lakes or is in need of help convincing a significant other, here are some ideas of what there is to do. The Great Rift Valley is a geographic trench running from Syria to Mozambique. Created by plate...
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