Tag: Tanzania elephant conservation

global warming and climate change Tanzania

Likely Targeted By Traffikers Wayne Lotter had received numerous death threats while battling international ivory-trafficking networks. The head of an animal conservation NGO who had received numerous death threats has been shot and killed by an unknown gunman in Tanzania. Wayne Lotter, 51, was shot on Wednesday evening in the Masaki district of the city […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Elephant Poaching Threatens Tanzania’s 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 law enforcement officials to crack down on elephant poaching and trafficking syndicates. “We are not going to […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Fewer Than 44,000 Elephants In Tanzania By Paul Tyson, ITV News Tanzania today promised firm action against wildlife poachers who are turning part of the country into a “slaughterhouse” as new figures showed thousands of elephants have been lost in the past year alone. The figures released today show the east African country’s elephant population, […]

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ivory smuggling Tanzania

Elephant Extinction Just A Few Years Away Organized by the Government of Tanzania in collaboration with the International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF) of the United States of America and the United Nations Development Programme, the summit is expected to attract national and international stakeholders in conservation of wildlife. Poaching for wildlife parts and meat for […]

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