10 Reasons Zanzibar Needs To Be Your Next Exotic Vacation Destination; Chelsie Evans; World Atlas

Zanzibar is an archipelago nation off the East African Coast, consisting of four main islands. Here are ten reasons Zanzibar needs to be the next destination on your travel bucket list itinerary.

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Tanzania Is Beautiful: Here’s A List Of Things To Do In “The Soul Of Africa”!; Therese Sta Maria; TripZilla


Witness the great wildebeest migration and camp out under the stars.

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Add These Top 7 Under-The-Radar African Safaris To Your Bucket List; Sandra MacGregor; Forber

Read on to discover why these seven places are the world’s best under-the-radar African safari destinations.

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Tanzania to build Stiegler’s Gorge dam in a wildlife reserve and Unesco site; Mike Mwende; LifeGate

President Magufuli in unmovable in going ahead with the Stiegler’s Gorge dam despite warnings of environmental damage to the Selous Game Reserve, a Unesco World Heritage site.

Source: Tanzania to build Stiegler’s Gorge dam in a wildlife reserve and Unesco site – LifeGate

10 National Parks in Africa for Your Travel Bucket List; Alyssa Ochs; Trips To Discover

To see wild animals in their natural habitats, it doesn’t get much more exciting than the national parks of Africa. Many travelers dream of a wildlife watching experience in Africa to see the endangered species and fascinating habits and migration patterns of elephants, giraffes, apes, rhinoceros, and much more. In fact, now is a great…

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UNESCO concerned about insufficient Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Rufiji Hydropower Project in Selous Game Reserve (Tanzania); Unesco

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They say that some things need to be seen to be believed, and the Serengeti is one of them; Bella English; The Boston Globe

The most famous game reserve in the world, Serengeti National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to 3 million animals, including elephants, giraffes, zebras, antelope, warthogs, serval cats, hyenas, buffalo, hippos, monkeys, guinea fowl, mongoose, impalas, baboons, and too many unusual birds to name.

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They say that some things need to be seen to be believed, and the Serengeti is one of them; Bella English

The most famous game reserve in the world, Serengeti National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to 3 million animals, including 3,000 lions. It is called one of the 10 natural travel wonders of the world, where the animals roam freely.

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Six Unesco World Heritage Sites in danger of being delisted; Tim Pile; SCMP

Virunga National Park, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Timbuktu, in Mali, are among those in the UN’s bad books.

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Zanzibar House of Wonders Set For Restoration Under UNESCO Guidelines; Guardian

THE government of Zanzibar has secured funding for the restoration of the historical Beit-al-Ajaib (House of Wonders) building which is amongst top tourist attractions in the Isles.

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Two Sri Lankans conquer Mt.Kilimanjaro; We Report You Decide

Two Sri Lankans, Ranga Madupathma and Sudam Gamage, who climbed the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, returned…

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Tanzania Plans Kilimanjaro Cable Car; Leyla Brittan; Rock and Ice

The Tanzanian government is considering installing a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro in an effort to boost tourist numbers by providing access for young children and elderly or disabled tourists. Kilimanjaro is the tallest …

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Tanzania President directs the split of Selous Game Reserve to form new National Park; Apolinari Tairo; eTurboNews

Tanzanian President John Magufuli had directed his government’s wildlife conservation authorities to split Selous Game Reserve to form a new national…

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WWF reaction to Stiegler’s Gorge hydropower dam construction launch; WWF

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Tanzania’s Magufuli dismisses concerns over dam in nature park; AFP

Tanzanian President John Magufuli downplayed fears Tuesday that a hydro-electric dam planned for a fabled nature reserve would affect the environment, despite UNESCO expressing “grave concern” over the scheme. The 2,100-megawatt scheme will straddle the Rufiji River in the Selous Game Reserve…

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WWF statement on UNESCO World Heritage Committee decision on Selous Game Reserve; WWF

Commenting on the UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s decision on Selous Game Reserve, Aslihan Tumer, Head of Campaigns at WWF-International, said:…

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Rivers are the world’s heritage. Time to treat them as such; Josh Klemm; Mongabay

Environmental science and conservation news…

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UNESCO must stop ‘vanity’ hydropower dam set to destroy Africa’s largest protected wildlife area; Environmental Investigation Agency

The Tanzanian Government is teetering on the edge of committing irreversible environmental damage with aggressive plans for a dam in one of the world’s most famous wildlife reserves – a UNESCO World Heritage site…

Source: UNESCO must stop ‘vanity’ hydropower dam set to destroy Africa’s largest protected wildlife area – Environmental Investigation Agency

5 of the most tagged safari destinations in Africa that Instagrammers will love; Minki Jang; SCMP

Why has Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls National Park, home to the world’s largest waterfall, gained 215,513 geotags – more than any other wildlife attraction on the continent?

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Tanzania chooses energy over the environment; Martina Schwikowski; Deutsche Welle

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