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Conservationists Urge Tanzania Not to Build Dam in Selous Game Reserve

Conservationists are urging the Tanzanian government to stop plans to build a hydropower dam in the country’s Selous Game Reserve, saying the project could cause severe damage to the UNESCO World Heritage site, which is already threatened by...
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Study Warns Fencing Could Trigger Collapse of Greater...

With land privatization and fencing of thousands of hectares of communal grazing areas, East Africa is struggling with one of the most radical cultural and environmental changes in its history, accordig to a...

New Study Shows World has More than 60,000...

The number of tree species currently known to science is 60,065, representing 20 percent of all angiosperm and gymnosperm plant species, according to a study published in the Journal of Sustainable Forestry. The...

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Rare White Giraffe spotted in Tanzania

A rare white giraffe calf was recently spotted in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. The giraffe was first spotted by Scientists at the New Hampshire-based...

Elephant poaching in Zimbabwe still alarmingly high

A Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) report released last week to mark the United Nations World Wildlife Day ranked the wildlife...

Archbishop leads students in tree planting exercise

Mombasa Archbishop Martin Kivuva led hundreds of Loreto convent school children and their teachers in planting over 1000 trees in Pope Francis forest. The...

With only three left in the world: will science save the northern white rhino...

Under the watchful eyes of a group of heavily armed guards, three rhinos graze on the grassland of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya....
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