Resources: The Flooded Desert

The Water Page: The Okavango

Read articles on water issues in the Okavango Delta and find out about plans for its use in the future.

Okavango Delta Peoples of Botswana

Discover the indigenous peoples of the Kalahari and the Okavango. An extensive collection of links on the region is included.

Discover Botswana: Okavango Delta in Africa

Learn more about the climate, wildlife, people, and attractions of the Okavango area.

Greatest Places: Okavango

The history and geology of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pan and the Okavango are presented in this informative article.

Conservation International: Southern Africa

Find out what’s threatening Southern Africa’s environment and learn about current campaigns working to save endangered wildlife.

Okavango Delta: Okavango Swamp Wildlife

Learn which animals thrive in the Kalahari and which prefer the cool waters of the Delta.


Bailey, Adrian. OKAVANGO: AFRICA’S WETLAND WILDERNESS. London: New Holland Books, 1999.

Lanting, Frans and Eckstrom, Christine. OKAVANGO: AFRICA’S LAST EDEN. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993.

Ross, Karen. OKAVANGO: JEWEL OF THE KALAHARI. Hampshire: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1990.

Scholz, Christopher. FIELDWORK: A GEOLOGIST’S MEMOIR OF THE KALAHARI. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997.

  • Zoe

    Nature’s films about the Kalahari and Okavango Delta inspire my writings as a poet and a lover of nature’s beauty and magic. I marvel at the incredible number of life forms that surround us. How could anyone with a curious mind be despondent, downhearted or depressed. Thank you for this great gift, this great reminder that we are all stewards of this grand chain-of-life-that-links-us-one to-another. Your films are works of art.

  • Larry

    Since I was a child, I have always been intrigued and fascinated by the wildlife on the African continent. Until October of 2008, I only saw these great places and animals only on television, but it became a reality when I went to the Kalahari and what a humbling experience it was. I can’t wait until I make it back down there to see more of the wildlife with my own eyes. It has always been a goal in my life and I actually got to experience it. I am definitely looking forward to my next trip, which I think I am going to the Kalahari Desert again. I hope to make it back in July of 2010. I love watching these programs and keep up the good work.

  • patrick verney

    who can we find the original music of Kalahari
    Resources: The Flooded Desert writing by Hal Lindes
    thank you and sorry by my bad english…………..

  • sisiliavikinga

    Thank you, Tim Liversedge, for letteing the world know how wonderful the elephants are, and how enrichening it is for us all to learn to love and respect eachother!
    With love from sisiliavikinga

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