Tanzania opens pristine World Heritage reserve to logging


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Tanzania opens pristine World Heritage reserve to logging
Independent Online
Tanzania is proposing large-scale logging in the middle of the Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most iconic wildlife areas in Africa. Tender documents have revealed plans for extensive timber harvesting in the middle of ...
Tanzania tender for logging of Unesco-designated Selous Game ReserveBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)

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3 months ago

Environment News Service

Tanzania Opens Pristine Reserve for Logging, Hydropower


Environment News Service
Tanzania Opens Pristine Reserve for Logging, Hydropower
Environment News Service
By Adam Cruise. DAR es SALAAM, Tanzania, May 16, 2018 (ENS) – Tanzania is proposing large-scale logging in the middle of the Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most iconic wildlife areas in Africa. Tender documents ...

 

3 months ago

Xinhua

Tanzania opens tenders for logging in hydropower project area in Selous Game Reserve


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Tanzania opens tenders for logging in hydropower project area in Selous Game Reserve
Xinhua
DAR ES SALAAM, May 14 (Xinhua) -- Tanzania's forest watchdog said on Monday it has invited tenders for logging in an area earmarked for Stiegler's Gorge hydropower project in the Selous Game Reserve, the world's renowned wildlife area. Dos Santos ...
Huge logging project planned for Tanzanian game reserveBusiness Day

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10 months ago

Frost Illustrated

Tanzania greenlights hydroelectric plant in World Heritage game reserve


Tanzania greenlights hydroelectric plant in World Heritage game reserve
Frost Illustrated
elephants (GIN)—To the dismay of environmentalists, President John Magufuli has called for bids on a 2,100-megawatt hydroelectric plant to be built in a World Heritage site renowned for its animal populations. The project in the UNESCO-designated ...

 

3 months ago

Reuters Africa

Tanzania invites bids for logging of Selous Game Reserve


Tanzania invites bids for logging of Selous Game Reserve
Reuters Africa
JOHANNESBURG, May 14 (Reuters) - Tanzania aims to bring large-scale logging to the Selous Game Reserve, one of Africa's most celebrated wildlife areas and already earmarked by the government for a hydroelectric plant. The East African country's forest ...

 

3 months ago

Independent Online

Logging plan for game reserve


Independent Online
Logging plan for game reserve
Independent Online
INTERNATIONAL - Tanzania aims to bring large-scale logging to the Selous Game Reserve, one of Africa's most celebrated wildlife areas and already earmarked by the government for a hydroelectric plant. The country's forest service (TFS) intends to sell ...
Tanzania invites bids for logging to pave way for huge hydropower plantConstruction and Civil Engineering News (press release) (blog)

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3 months ago

Business Day

Huge logging project planned for Tanzanian game reserve


Business Day
Huge logging project planned for Tanzanian game reserve
Business Day
Tanzania aims to bring large-scale logging to the Selous Game Reserve, one of Africa's most celebrated wildlife areas and already earmarked by the government for a hydroelectric plant. The East African country's forest service (TFS) intends to sell ...

 

4 years ago

Naharnet

UNESCO Lists Tanzanian Reserve among Endangered Heritage Sites


Naharnet
UNESCO Lists Tanzanian Reserve among Endangered Heritage Sites
Naharnet
U.N. cultural body UNESCO on Wednesday put the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania on the list of endangered World Heritage sites because of widespread poaching. The animal population at the 50,000 square kilometers (19,000 square miles) park had ...
Poaching puts Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve on List of World Heritage in ...UNESCO.org (press release)

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2 years ago

TheCitizen

Bringing Tanzania heritage closer to the rest of the world

For the first time, Jehangir Art Gallery in India exhibited works of a wildlife artist from Tanzania, Samina Sachak, who is at the helm of advocating a strong change for all women artists in the developing world, including her country of residence.

 

1 year ago

The Hindu

Tanzania project may affect World Heritage site


Macau Daily Times
Tanzania project may affect World Heritage site
The Hindu
The United Nations has called it one of Africa's biggest remaining wilderness areas. Now a dispute over a planned hydropower dam in Tanzania's Selous wildlife reserve pits the country's President against conservationists who say the project could cause ...
Tanzania dam project in wildlife reserve decried, government defiantDeutsche Welle
Tanzania to build controversial Stieglers Gorge dam “come rain, come sun”GCR

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