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PLEASE VOTE: Support Tourism to Help Conservation in Tanzania

E-MAIL ACTION! TELL TANZANIA TO SUPPORT CONSERVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT!

 

Help protect Tanzania's extraordinary habitats and species by voting for them as the Best of Africa.

 

The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) is running a campaign to enter Tanzania into the new SEVEN NATURAL WONDERS OF AFRICA.


The competition is conducted via the Website, http://sevennaturalwonders.org/  involving twelve (12) tourist attraction sites on the African continent. Tanzania is the best blessed country with most entries in the list to be voted for such – {Mount Kilimanjaro, the Ngorongoro Crater, and the Serengeti National Park}.

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:

 

- VOTE ONLY ONCE!!! (Sorry, can't cram the ballot box)
- SEND AN E-MAIL AS FOLLOWS:

TO: vote@sevennaturalwonders.org


SUBJECT: Tanzania

CONTENT:

1. The Serengeti National Park,
2. The Ngorongoro Crater,
3. The Mount Kilimanjaro
4. [any other Tanzanian sites you like, for a total of 7] 

5.
6.
7.

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Spotlight on Giraffes - Did you know?

Spotlight on Giraffes - Did you know? | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

Did you know?

Giraffes tend to roam in groups up to 32 individuals.

These groups change often, but usually consist of mothers, calves and young males. As males grow older, they distance themselves from the group.

http://www.nikela.org/giraffes/ ;

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2 Essentials to Saving African Elephants in Malawi

2 Essentials to Saving African Elephants in Malawi | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
It takes a special breed of people for saving African elephants in Malawi right now and they must have these two essentials.
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Maimed lions show challenges of recovery in Mozambican park

Maimed lions show challenges of recovery in Mozambican park | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
GORONGOSA NATIONAL PARK, Mozambique (AP) — They are amputees, lions that lost paws to wire snares or metal-jaw traps set by poachers. The 10 or so maime
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How your donations helped save African wildlife in 2016

How your donations helped save African wildlife in 2016 | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Once again we’ve spent most of the year in Africa looking for people who save African wildlife. Thanks to your donations we’ve been able to help many more.
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Giraffes, rarer than elephants, put on extinction watch list

Giraffes, rarer than elephants, put on extinction watch list | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
The giraffe, the tallest land animal, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say.Because the giraffe population has shrunk nearly 40 percent in just 30 years, scientists put it on the official watch list of threatened and endangered species worldwide,...
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A cry for preservation of wilderness

A cry for preservation of wilderness | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Conservation has been hijacked. The culprits are both exploitative industries and supine governments. Their banner is the policy of sustainable use. "Forget preservation of natura
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Meet one of wildlife conservation's rising stars at African Bird of Prey

Meet one of wildlife conservation's rising stars at African Bird of Prey | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Belinda may just be one of wildlife conservation's rising stars bringing the passion needed to save the wild birds and animals of Africa.
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Why we visit the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary ever year

Why we visit the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary ever year | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Eagles, owls, kites, hawks and vultures call the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary their home because they cannot be released due to imprinting or injury.
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A Day Of Collaboration and Prayer To Save Wildlife

A Day Of Collaboration and Prayer To Save Wildlife | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Coming together of several different wildlife advocates for a time of prayer and learning at Family Home Ministries all to save wildlife.
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Helping People Saving Wildlife - The Adventure Begins Again

Helping People Saving Wildlife - The Adventure Begins Again | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Nikela is on a mission of helping people saving wildlife in Africa. Margrit and Russ travel in their Land Rover looking for those doing good for wildlife.
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Who Are Africa's Rangers?

Who Are Africa's Rangers? | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Blog post featuring Africa's Rangers, the frontline of conservation by Peter Chadwick, African Conservation Photographer
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Amazon Smile: The Perfect Way to Support Your Favorite Charity

Amazon Smile: The Perfect Way to Support Your Favorite Charity | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Without spending a penny you can donate to save lions, primates, pangolin and other African wildlife when you shop with Amazon Smile.
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Was it the Buffalo that injured this Painted Dog?

While watching the herd of buffalo along the river we spot the pack of Painted Wild Dogs. One looks like he is badly injured. What happens is heart warming
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Why we didn't visit more National Parks and Game Reserves in Tanzania

Why we didn't visit more National Parks and Game Reserves in Tanzania | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Tanzania boasts some of Africa's most well known National Parks and Game Reserves with a variety of iconic wildlife species.
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Setting Goals for 2017? How 30 days can change a life, a wildlife

Setting Goals for 2017? How 30 days can change a life, a wildlife | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
It’s that time of year again where we spend time setting goals for 2017 only to abandon them a few weeks from now. Do it differently this year!
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Travel Africa: Cool Land Rover Gear You Can't Live Without

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How your donations helped save African wildlife in 2016

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Elephants and more Wildlife along the river in Majete Game Reserve Malawi Part 1

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Another two vervet monkey troops ready for freedom

Another two vervet monkey troops ready for freedom | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Two vervet monkey troops sponsored by Nikela ready for release, thanks to the team at Bambelela Rescue and Rehabilitation Center.
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Our Wild World | VoiceAmerica

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I have some questions about Africa asks a seven year old

I have some questions about Africa asks a seven year old | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
A seven year old with questions about Africa interviews Margrit Harris with Nikela. They discuss where donations go and more.
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Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants

Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

African elephants (Loxodonta africana) are imperiled by poaching and habitat loss. Despite global attention to the plight of elephants, their population sizes and trends are uncertain or unknown over much of Africa. 


To conserve this iconic species, conservationists need timely, accurate data on elephant populations. Here, we report the results of the Great Elephant Census (GEC), the first continent-wide, standardized survey of African savannah elephants.  

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Can a Tiered Basic Income Model Provide an Alternative to Sustainable Utilization? | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
More and more people are questioning the lack of success of the sustainable use of wildlife model. Similarly, many are examining the policies of large conservation bodies which use trade to minimize human-wildlife conflict with the aim to save wildlife and natural environments: http://africageographic.com/blog/sustainable-utilisation-of-wildlife-not-so-sustainable/
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Sir David Attenborough: giraffes are facing 'silent extinction' 

Sir David Attenborough: giraffes are facing 'silent extinction'  | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Giraffes are facing a ‘silent extinction’ with just 90,000 animals still roaming the African plains, far fewer than the endangered African Elephant, a new documentary warns.
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Serval Cat Rescue 911 - Immediate Need For Help | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
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Not all superheroes wear capes, some wear khaki!


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