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  • 09/15/2022Project update

    Banks for people and nature

    09/15/2022Project 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 safe

    09/13/2022Project 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 experts

    08/29/2022Project 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 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.

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