In Loving Memory of Captain Bernard Michael Shayo06/07/2023News
In Loving Memory of Captain Bernard Michael Shayo
The world of conservation and aviation mourns the loss of a true champion today. Captain Bernard Michael Shayo, a passionate and dedicated conservation pilot, who tragically lost his life in a plane crash on May 18, 2023.
In Loving Memory of Aman Mgogollo06/07/2023News
In Loving Memory of Aman Mgogollo
The conservation community mourns the tragic loss of Aman John Mgogollo, a brilliant and dedicated GIS specialist, who lost his life in a plane crash in Matambwe, Tanzania, on May 18, 2023. With profound sadness, we remember Aman’s exceptional contributions to conservation and his unwavering commitment to preserving our natural … Read more
Two FZS staff and TANAPA ranger killed in tragic plane crash05/19/2023News
Two FZS staff and TANAPA ranger killed in tragic plane crash
Two of our colleagues and one TANAPA ranger were killed in the crash of our Cessna 182 in Nyerere National Park, Tanzania, on Thursday 18 May.
- 11/10/2022Project update
Protecting endangered chimpanzees11/10/2022Project update
Protecting endangered chimpanzees
Restoring the Mahale-Katavi Corridor is critical to the conservation of endangered eastern chimpanzees in Tanzania.
- 09/15/2022Project update
Banks for people and nature09/15/2022Project update
Banks for people and nature
Empowering the growth of conservation-friendly livelihood opportunities that benefit both people and the natural environment.
- 09/14/2022Project update
“We take care of the Serengeti”09/14/2022Project update
“We take care of the Serengeti”
In Tanzania, especially in villages around protected areas, a popular and profitable business opportunity that also benefits the environment is beekeeping. A new honey processing facility built by FZS is helping farmers make more money from their products while helping the industry grow.
- 09/13/2022Project update
Keeping cows safe09/13/2022Project update
Keeping cows safe
Once lions learn that they can relatively easily hunt cows grazing behind inadequately secured fences, they become less motivated to go on hunting expeditions for wild antelope or buffalo. This is a problem for local people whose livelihoods are threatened. But a solution exists.
- 08/29/2022Project update
Learning from field experts08/29/2022Project update
Learning from field experts
FZS Frankfurt staff members experienced firsthand what it’s like to do boots-on-the-ground work in the Serengeti ecosystem. From re-building vehicles, coordinating work in such a vast area, to removing snares, a lot is done to support the National Park and surrounding area.
- 06/11/2022Press release
Appraisal of the situation of Loliondo06/11/2022Press 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 support05/10/2022Project 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.
Cooking from the Soul03/08/2022News
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.