Norges Bank has withdrawn investment in an electrical company helping to build a massive Tanzanian hydropower project citing ‘serious environmental damage’.
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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.
Virunga National Park, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Timbuktu, in Mali, are among those in the UN’s bad books.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli had directed his government’s wildlife conservation authorities to split Selous Game Reserve to form a new national…
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…
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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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…
It’s rare to get a solitary safari experience nowadays. Those who love the bumpy but dreamy 5am safari game drive through the desert.
Today is World Heritage Day or The International Day for Monuments and Sites. It was proposed by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) on 18 April 1982 and approved by the General…
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If a bull elephant charges at you don’t run – instead, stand your ground and give him a piece of your mind.
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Thanks to satellite collars, 60 elephants will be monitored for better protection against poaching in one of the last great African wildernesses, Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve.
Read more from source: Collaring elephants in one of Africa’s last great wildernesses | Stories | WWF
The Selous Game Reserve in central Tanzania is one of Africa’s last, great,
uninhabited safari areas, delivering all the big game without the big (human) crowds.
In southern Tanzania, Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park are largely untouched by tourism, and full of wildlife. Two new safari experiences make the area an even more enticing destination.
Photographer Robert J. Ross’ book “The Selous in Africa: A Long Way from Anywhere” captures the dramtaic landscapes of Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve.
Read more from source: Selous Game Reserve: Inside Africa’s largest protected area