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Elephants In Tanzania Decimated In Just Five Years

Community Leaders Have Plans To Defend Wildlife, Ecosystems Tanzania has emerged as the epicenter of Africa’s elephant poaching crisis after a government census revealed a 60 percent loss of its elephants in just five years. The results add pressure to … Continue reading

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Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve Threatened By Poaching

Poaching Decimating Tanzania’s Elephants The World Heritage Committee meeting in Doha (Qatar) last month sounded the alarm and put the Selous Game Reserve (United Republic of Tanzania) on the List of World Heritage in Danger because widespread poaching is decimating … Continue reading

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Tanzania’s Elephant Herd Gone Within Five Years

Poachers Killing Tourism For Ivory Poachers are slaughtering Tanzania’s elephants for their ivory at such alarming rates that the population could be completely wiped out in just seven years, conservationists told a conference Friday. The two-day UN-backed conference, which opened … Continue reading

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Wildlife Poachers Invading Northern Serengeti

Poachers Killing Africa’s Future The seizure of six pieces of elephant tusks worth 20m/- by security personnel in Tarime District on January 24 proves that the northern part of Serengeti National Park (SENAPA) isn’t free from poachers. Police say the tusks … Continue reading

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Tanzania’s Elephants Going Fast

Elephant Census In Selous-Mikumi, Ruaha-Rungwa Ecosystems Released By Lazaro Nyalandu, MP., Deputy Minister For Natural Resources and Tourism, The United Republic Of Tanzania. Excellencies. Ambassadors. Government officials. Conservation Stakeholders. Members of the Press. Ladies and Gentlemen: Good morning. On January 07, my Ministry, with the support of … Continue reading

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