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THE PRESIDENT OF TANZANIA NEEDS TO CRACK DOWN ON ELEPHANT POACHING…

Jakaya Kikwete Tanzania, President Environmentalists are calling on President Kikwete to pledge to crack down on the elephant poaching epidemic and rampant illegal ivory trade in Tanzania while he’s in the United States for private conservation… meetings. His visit comes … Continue reading

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OBAMA’S VISIT TO TANZANIA BRINGS HOPE……

Elephants play in a mud hole in northern Serengeti National Park. Conservationists say poachers are killing as many as 30 elephants a day, mainly in the Selous National Game Reserve. During President Obama’s African tour, anti-poaching activists hope he  will … Continue reading

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THOUSANDS OF ELEPHANT TUSKS SEIZED IN JOINT POLICE OPERATION….

Pretoria- A joint police operation by Tanzanian and Malawian police forces has led to the seizure of 1,126 elephant tusks that were apparently intended for sale on the black market, officials said Friday. The spokesperson for the Tanzanian police, Robert … Continue reading

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WILD LIONS ARE CLOSE TO EXTINCTION

Africa’s lion population has shrunk by 75% in the past 2 decades. They are currently VULNERABLE  on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s list of threatened species.  In west and central Africa lions are classified as  ENDANGERED. Trophy … Continue reading

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