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Tanzania steps up for the Serengeti and says ‘no’ to asphalt road: Tanzanian Government has announced the propos...

Tanzania steps up for the Serengeti and says ‘no’ to asphalt road: Tanzanian Government has announced the propos...

“This is a very welcome step in the right direction,” said Thomas Tennhardt, Vice President of NABU (the German BirdLife Partner). “We congratulate the Tanzanian Government and encourage them to consider the road to the South to ensure a sustainable long-term solution. As well as reducing impacts on wildlife, it would also be of considerably greater benefit to local communities. Coupled with an extension to the East of the Serengeti, it would also address the Tanzanian government’s objective to connect isolated communities to commercial centres and road networks”.

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/06/tanzania-steps-...

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