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Deforestation Threatens Critical Ecosystems Across Africa

Campaign Will Help Reforest Kilimanjaro Region Ecosystems around the world are under assault like never before. The collapse of any ecosystem impacts life around the world–especially when the ecosystem is an anchor in Africa’s greenbelt. The greater Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania … Continue reading

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Criminals, Corruption And Tanzania’s Vanishing Elephants

East Africa Raided For Its Ivory By Environmental Investigation Agency The survival of African elephants hangs in the balance as a surge in poaching consumes the continent. Both sub-species of African elephants, the forest elephant and the savanna elephant, are facing … Continue reading

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A Third Of Illegal Ivory Seized In Asia From Tanzania

Elephant Extinction Predicted In East Africa Apollo Kwilabya has loved the outdoors ever since he was a young boy, hunting small animals with his father in Tanzania’s southern highlands. It is also the reason why he signed up as a ranger … Continue reading

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Wildlife Conservation Fund Created In Tanzania

Endangered Species and Endangered Communities Dar es Salaam. The government has created a basket fund for wildlife conservation to be coordinated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the creation of the fund to … Continue reading

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Tanzania Faces Sanctions Over Wildlife Poaching

Tanzania A Major Source Of Ivory, Rhino Horn The United Nations could slap sanctions on Tanzania and other African countries for failing to end poaching, which is threatening to wipe out the last elephants and rhinos. Tanzania could be targeted because … Continue reading

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Tanzania Unveils Priorities To Fight Wildlife Poaching

Tanzania’s Vanishing Biodiversity By Tanzania Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Hon. Lazaro S. Nyalandu I share with you the current priorities of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania as we set out to scale up our efforts … Continue reading

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Wildlife and Forest Conservation Emphasized In Arusha Manifesto

Conservation Critical To Africa’s Future More than 50 years ago the first President of Tanzania, Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere, recognized the integral part that wildlife plays in the country. In September 1961, at a symposium on the Conservation of Nature … Continue reading

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Tanzania Planning More Game Sanctuaries

Habitat Conservation Critical To Wildlife Conservation Tanzania‘s plan to increase game reserves from 11 to 32 currently and having 32 percent of the country under protected forest cover has been lauded. At a meeting for scientists, environmentalists and media in Dar … Continue reading

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