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Tanzania Girl Suffers Life-Threatening Burns

Family Needs Financial Assistance To Provide Critical Care On December 15, 2016, Beveline, a six-year-old girl suffered extreme burns at home. She was preparing some water in the kitchen to take a bath. Suddenly, a fire erupted and caught her … Continue reading

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Tanzania’s President Renews Call To Conserve Elephants

Elephant Poaching Threatens National Heritage, Future Tanzania may have lost half its elephant population since 2007. It could be wiped out entirely in another seven years. While inspecting the country’s seized ivory stockpile, Tanzanian President Dr. John Pombe Magufuli ordered … Continue reading

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UN Recommends Kilimanjaro Reforestation

Water Supplies Threatened By Climate Change, Deforestation The greater Kilimanjaro ecosystem is one of the most threatened ecosystems on earth. As the snows, glaciers and rains retreat, millions of lives and the future of nations hang in the balance. A new … Continue reading

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Tanzania’s Ecosystems Under Assault

Mellowswan Will Help Reforest Kilimanjaro Region The Kilimanjaro region of East Africa is one of the most threatened ecosystems on earth. Millions of people and several endangered species depend on the snows and rains of Kilimanjaro for survival. As land use … Continue reading

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China Widens Ban On Ivory

All Countries Must Kill Ivory Markets China will widen a ban on ivory imports as it comes under pressure to restrict a trade which sees thousands of African elephants slaughtered every year, including hundreds across Tanzania. Imports of all ivory and ivory … Continue reading

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Climate Change Could Impoverish Tanzania

Climate Change A Serious Threat To Tanzania Tanzania has 43 million people who are likely to fall into extreme poverty by 2030 due to the effects of climate change, the World Bank said in its latest report. The bank says … Continue reading

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Most Wanted Ivory Trafficker In Tanzania Arrested

Elephant Poacher Arrested By Task Force In Tanzania The law enforcement body responsible for the arrest of the “Queen of Ivory” earlier this month has officially arrested notorious elephant poacher Boniface Matthew Mariango, referred to by law enforcement officials as … Continue reading

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Tanzanian Students Lead International Group Up Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro A Classroom To The World The GLOBE Program, GLOBE AFRICA, Colorado’s St. Vrain Valley School District and Discovery Education are proud to partner on a scientific learning expedition to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. From September 23 – October … Continue reading

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Mellowswan A Finalist In MIT Climate Challenge

Trees For Food Security In Rombo District It will take a global effort to stop the progression of climate change. Mellowswan Foundation Africa-Tanzania (MFA) is ready to help Tanzania do its part. In fact, it’s proposal has been selected as … Continue reading

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Forest Conservation, Reforestation Critical To Tanzania

Deforestation Costing Tanzania Billions Deforestation in Tanzania could cost the national economy 5,588 billion Tanzanian Shillings (US$3.5 billion) by 2033. Investing in reforestation, forest conservation and agroforestry can reverse that drain on the economy and the nation. Forest ecosystems in the … Continue reading

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