Category: Deforestation

global warming and climate change 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 transition to a green economy and the role of REDD+ in the United Republic of […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Effective Reforestation Vital To Survive Climate Change Tanzania should direct more effort toward forest conservation and reforestation to mitigate climate change effects. Environment specialists have warned that efforts were seen in planting trees but without proper follow-up to ensure long-term survival. Dr. Jumanne Abdallah, a don with Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), said at a […]

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rhino conservation Tanzania

Extinction Is Forever In a move to recognize the role of the father of nation in conservation drive, local stakeholders have rescheduled their annual march for elephants and rhinos to coincide with the Nyerere day. Tanzania Association of Tour operators (TATO) has been organizing international march for elephants and rhinos in Arusha to commemorate the […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Climate Action By UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon Three decades from now the world is going to be a very different place. How it looks will depend on actions we take today. We have big decisions to make and little time to make them if we are to provide stability and greater prosperity to the world’s […]

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climate change Tanzania

Droughts, Hurricanes, Dust Storms Weather systems that bring rainstorms to drought-prone areas of northern Africa, carry Saharan dust across the ocean and seed Atlantic hurricanes could grow stronger as a result of human-caused climate change, a new analysis by Stanford scientists suggests. Known as African easterly waves, or AEWs, these weather systems form above northern […]

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climate change Tanzania

Reforestation Critical To Ecosystems At 1.1 percent, Tanzania’s average annual deforestation rate is more than twice the global average of 0.5 percent.  To mitigate the destruction in their region, Mamba villagers in Moshi Municipality have planted over 4,000 indigenous trees. Speaking on Tuesday, the Acting Moshi District Commissioner Novatus Makunga called on other regions in […]

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