A quick update on the status of a proposed road that would bisect Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and potentially destroy the world renowned annual wildebeest migration. According to Mongabay, the World Bank has offered to fund an alternative route for the road which bypass the park.
Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union's Dr Barbara Mass described the importance: "The regular pulse of the migration is the very heartbeat that keeps the Serengeti alive. Without it, it would die. The World Bank's initiative throws a lifeline to this unique wilderness and the animals and people that depend on it."Read more: Mongabay
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