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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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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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Deforestation Threatens Tanzania’s Watersheds, Ecosystems

Effective Reforestation, Forest Conservation Vital To Survive Climate Change Editor’s Note: Mellowswan Foundation has comprehensive plans to promote forest conservation and reforestation across Tanzania. These plans will help promote healthy forests, while defending wildlife and overall biodiversity. We seek partners … Continue reading

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IPCC Report Shows Climate Change Impact On Tanzania

Icecap On Kilimanjaro A Beacon Of Change Tanzania and other third world countries have started to experience significant climate variability and climate change. Rivers are drying up. Groundwater is vanishing. Biodiversity is under siege. Research over the past decade has … Continue reading

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Deforestation Threatens Tanzania’s Future

Mellowswan Proposes National Reforestation Project For Tanzania Deforestation is a widespread problem around the world and across Eastern Africa. Rising demand for charcoal results in a loss of some 575,000 hectares annually for fuel wood just in Tanzania. Fires, illegal harvesting … Continue reading

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Tanzania March For Elephants and Rhinos

World Animal Day Next Week 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 … Continue reading

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Mellowswan Has World’s Largest Carbon Capture Project Ready

Reforestation Part Of Climate Change Strategy Deforestation is contributing to climate change in many ways. The good news is that reforestation is part of the solution. Reforestation is one of the few proven carbon capture solutions available today. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Africa Selling Its Heritage, Future For Pennies

Land Grabs and Natural Resources Africa is up for sale by the acre to the highest bidder. But how can rice exports from Ethiopia to Saudi Arabia be justified? Land grabs have grabbed global attention. It’s on the agenda at the World Economic … Continue reading

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Calls to Legalise Tanzania’s Charcoal Trade to Save Forests

Deforestation In Tanzania Taking Its Toll Tanzania’s government has been urged to embrace sustainable charcoal production to protect the country’s forest cover amidst failed attempts to abolish the local charcoal trade. “Biomass [charcoal] is a predominant source of energy, we … Continue reading

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Mellowswan Will Reforest Tanzania, Create Hundreds Of Jobs

Kilimanjaro Ecosystem Supports Millions Of People What’s the Kilimanjaro region worth? How about the entire ecosystem of Kenya, Tanzania and all of East Africa? What will it mean to millions of people and critically endangered species–including elephants, rhinos and lions–if … Continue reading

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