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  • 06/11/2022Press release

    Appraisal of the situation of Loliondo

    06/11/2022Press release

    Appraisal of the situation of Loliondo

    FZS is shocked to learn about reports of violence in Loliondo on 10 June 2022. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. FZS is not involved or supporting any work related to the erection of the beacons in the area of Loliondo GCA.

  • 05/10/2022Project update

    Forest reserve in Tanzania gets needed support

    05/10/2022Project update

    Forest reserve in Tanzania gets needed support

    Safeguarding a forest reserve twice the size of Mahale National Park can be a huge challenge. But for one reserve, a ranger post makes a big difference.

  • 04/29/2022FZS in the media

    Tusk Awards Winners: Where Are They Now (IV)

    04/29/2022FZS in the media

    Tusk Awards Winners: Where Are They Now (IV)

    In our latest installment, we spoke with Prince William Award winner, Rian Labuschagne, to see how his work has developed since 2017.

  • 03/08/2022Blog

    Cooking from the Soul

    03/08/2022Blog

    Cooking from the Soul

    Working in the bush is not easy, and one cannot walk miles to look for food or water because of the wild animals. This is where Fatuma comes in.

  • 02/11/2022Blog

    An island where chimpanzees rule

    02/11/2022Blog

    An island where chimpanzees rule

    There is an island on Lake Victoria, in Tanzania, that is home to one of the few thriving chimpanzee populations in the world. Bringing the chimps to the island in the 1960s changed their fates. But doing so was an adventure.

  • 02/01/2022FZS in the media

    Savannas are vital but overlooked carbon sinks

    02/01/2022FZS in the media

    Savannas are vital but overlooked carbon sinks

    Savannas, which cover an area of 20 million km2—more than the 17 million km2 covered by tropical forests (2)— are potentially more important carbon sinks than forests.

  • 12/08/2021Blog

    Running for the Serengeti

    12/08/2021Blog

    Running for the Serengeti

    Monicca Tarimo who works for the Serengeti Conservation Program shares what it was like to run in the Serengeti Safari Marathon, an annual event that showcases Tanzania’s most iconic National Park.

  • 12/07/2021Project update

    A brighter future for black rhinos

    12/07/2021Project update

    A brighter future for black rhinos

    Mama Serengeti is a critically endangered eastern black rhinoceros who lives within Serengeti National Park. Her sub-species was nearly wiped out between the 70’s and 90’s but now the population is growing, thanks to work conducted by the Tanzania National Park Authority and FZS.

  • 12/07/2021Blog

    “Using airplanes gives you a good overview of the protected area.”

    12/07/2021Blog

    “Using airplanes gives you a good overview of the protected area.”

    Anna Laroya works for FZS partner, the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute. She flies a plane over protected areas to do animal counts, look out for poachers, and to observe the landscape. Her job is full of risks and challenges but she loves it.

  • 12/01/2021Project update

    The new FZS Tanzania Office becomes “Markus Borner Center”

    12/01/2021Project update

    The new FZS Tanzania Office becomes “Markus Borner Center”

    Our team in Tanzania has moved to a new office. The new building has been named after Dr. Markus Borner, who had served FZS for three decades in Tanzania.

  • 11/19/2021Project update

    The impact of COVID on the Serengeti

    11/19/2021Project update

    The impact of COVID on the Serengeti

    We have been supporting the Serengeti National Park for 60+ years. Since the start of the pandemic, the Park has faced many new challenges. Apart from our usual conservation activities, we have been able to step up our support to Park authorities who have been financially affected by COVID-19, thanks … Read more

  • 10/28/2021Project update

    A 20 million Euro rescue package for the Serengeti

    10/28/2021Project update

    A 20 million Euro rescue package for the Serengeti

    Tanzania and Germany have a long history of working together, with 2021 marking the 60th anniversary of this cooperation. The focus of this cooperation is on the protection of Tanzania’s rich biodiversity.

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