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The Tanzanian governmentâ€™s plan to build a 31-mile highway into the Serengeti would devastate one of the planetâ€™s last great wildlife sanctuaries, biologists warned Wednesday.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) are requesting that the Government of Tanzania reconsider the proposed construction of a commercial road through the world's best known wildlife sanctuaryâ€”Serengeti National Park.
A Chinese nature photographer is the first from his country to be named a Climate Hero by the United Nations Environment program. Luo Hong, 42, was honored Thursday as a person who has undertaken exceptional personal feats, high-profile expeditions or other acts of environmental activism, said Achim
Researchers reported on Wednesday that numbers of wild grazing animals in Kenya's world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve have fallen substantially in 15 years as wildlife competes with neighboring human settlements.
Tourists to Kenyaâ€™s Masai Mara game reserve have been reluctant to visit since last yearâ€™s violence in the area, resulting in an economic slump in the 510 sq km area known as the Mara Triangle.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Five men armed with guns and machetes ambushed and robbed nine tourists returning from an evening game drive in Kenya's world famous Maasai Mara game reserve, police said on Tuesday. One of them was injured with a machete cut.