Sunday, 28 November 2021
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Arusha News

Deforestation warning for Tanzania

Tanzania is set to lose its entire forest cover within the next 100-160 years if more is not done to reduce the current rate of deforestation, the United States-based environmental watchdog Conservati...
Arusha News

Poaching in the Serengeti

The number of arrests for poaching in the Serengeti national park increased from 959 cases in 2002 to 1028 in 2009, according to an article in the Arusha Times. During a recent visit of a parliame...
Arusha News

Ngorongoro cattle killed by drought

According to estimates by local government officers over 100,000 cattle out of a total of about 380,00 had died by the end of November 2009 in the Ngorongoro region as a result of the prolonged drough...
Arusha News

Floods hit Arusha-Babati road

Just before Christmas the local Arusha Times was wondering what might have happened to the 400 or so hippos that inhabited Lake Babati, a small lake about two hours travel south of the north Tanzanian...
Arusha News

Arusha bans plastic bags.

Shoppers and traders in Arusha will be banned from using plastic bags as of 1 February in a move to bring the municipality into line with other parts of the country. Tanzania introduced legislation...
Arusha News

Scientists oppose Lake Natron project.

Scientists are opposing plans to build a sodium carbonate plant on the shores of Lake Natron in northern Tanzania, which they say will damage the environment and local livelihoods. Of particular conce...


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