Tag: wildlife conservation Tanzania

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

Reforesting 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 encroaches further into local forests, water flows are changing and conflicts with wildlife are rising. A nonprofit organization […]

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rhino conservation Tanzania

Arusha Manifesto In Action ANAPA park warden Neema Mollel said that the initiative to involve local people who are living around the park was introduced a few years ago and has now started bearing fruit. She said that the park which is very close to northern Tanzania’ s tourist hub of Arusha remained one of the […]

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rhino conservation Tanzania

Buffet Family Helps Defend Tanzania’s Wildlife The Tanzanian Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has taken delivery of an R44 helicopter from the Howard Buffet Foundation to provide aerial support for combating the escalating poaching in its game reserves. The donation comes amid an outcry from the government and international conservation groups that last month warned […]

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