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.

Source: They say that some things need to be seen to be believed, and the Serengeti is one of them – The Boston Globe

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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.

Source: Six Unesco World Heritage Sites in danger of being delisted

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 …

Source: Tanzania Plans Kilimanjaro Cable Car – Rock and Ice

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…

Source: Tanzania President directs the split of Selous Game Reserve to form new National Park | Buzz travel | eTurboNews |Travel News

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…

Source: Tanzania’s Magufuli dismisses concerns over dam in nature park

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:…

Source: WWF statement on UNESCO World Heritage Committee decision on Selous Ga

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?

Source: 5 of the most tagged safari destinations in Africa that Instagrammers will love

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

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I visited the 3,200-mile volcanic crater considered Africa’s ‘eighth wonder of the world’ to see if it actually lives up to the hype; Harrison Jacobs; Business Insider

On a recent safari in Tanzania, I visited the volcanic crater of Ngorongoro, a basin called the “Eden of Africa.” Here’s what it was like.

Source: I visited the 3,200-mile volcanic crater considered Africa’s ‘eighth wonder of the world’ to see if it actually lives up to the hype

The Design Lover’s Guide to Zanzibar; Isis Briones; Architectural Digest

Whether you’re visiting for the beautiful architecture or natural scenery, you’ll find plenty of excellent places to stay, eat, drink, sightsee, and shop…

Source: The Design Lover’s Guide to Zanzibar

‘Lord of the Ring’ Settlements May Descend Into Ngorongoro; IPP Media

FANTASY inspired, middle-earth style of settlements, as featured in ‘Lord of the Ring’ trilogy films, may soon take shape in Tanzania’s one and only conservation area, should the newly proposed plans by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, take effect.

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Beyond Jane Goodall’s Tanzania To A Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Site; Grace Banks; Forbes

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It’s rare to get a solitary safari experience nowadays. Those who love the bumpy but dreamy 5am safari game drive through the desert.

Source: Beyond Jane Goodall’s Tanzania To A Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Site

Stone Town – An Inside Guide to Africa’s Most Beautiful Town; Africa Freak

Get inside Stone Town with the complete guide to Africa’s most beautiful town, including where to go, what to see, and why you need to visit Stone Town now.

Source: Stone Town – An Inside Guide to Africa’s Most Beautiful Town

A Serengeti experience; Sanjiva Wijesinha; Sunday Times

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