As greed-driven poachers continue to slaughter protected animals by the thousands, one top environmental official in Africa is suggesting illegal hunters be dealt with just as they would their intended targets.
In today's New York Times, Alexander N. Songorwa, the director of wildlife for the Tanzanian Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, makes a plea for the African lion not to be declared an endangered species
The think tank that revealed the connection between Ivy League universities and land grabs in Africa is now concerned about the support the U.S. ambassador to Tanzania is lending to a land deal in that country that would displace more than 160,000 people.
It seems some news we thought we learned about ten days ago, about the controversial road through Serengeti National Park in Tanzania being called off, wasn't entirely correct. The Tanzanian Natural Resources and
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
Plans by the Tanzanian government to run a road through the northern part of the Serengeti National Park have been drawing criticism from a whole host of conservationists. Even though the part of the proposed
After decades of poaching in the latter part of the 20th century, the fate of Eastern Black Rhinos in the Serengeti seemed bleak; By the 1990s, nearly all the region's rhinos had been wiped out as only two females remained in
We've been closely watching the star-studded climb that brought Emile Hirsch, Jessica Biel, Isabel Lucas and others on a grueling trek to the peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The climb, replete with gut-wrenching altitude sickness, A-list drama, and a healthy
How do you draw the world's attention to a deadly global scourge? Call up your friends and climb a mountain (it could help if your friends are mega-celebrities and MTV wants to make a film about it.) This is how Kenna set out to illuminate the global
Continuing its string of climate change warnings this week, the International Institute for Environment and Development has commented on just how badly the poor in Africa are going to be hit by warming temperatures and
Kona not only sells good bikes, sponsors riders to jump off things taller than our heads, and promotes recreational and functional biking, but it also is putting those bikes to work all over Africa. Their AfricaBikes program