Running for the Serengeti12/08/2021Blog
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 rhinos12/07/2021Project 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.
“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 Serengeti11/19/2021Project 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 Serengeti10/28/2021Project 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.
- 06/11/2021Project update
The radio influencer06/11/2021Project update
The radio influencer
From FZS intern to locally famous ‘radio girl’. Christina Gregory empowers women to participate in economic activities by sharing programs about FZS supported Community Conservation Banks. Her radio programs are making a difference to people, especially women, in her region.
The pandemic is affecting Serengeti’s protection. But not all is lost.11/23/2020Blog
The pandemic is affecting Serengeti’s protection. But not all is lost.
Lack of income means national park authorities struggle to keep wildlife safe. But you can help change that.
Saving the Serengeti Rhino09/22/2020Blog
Saving the Serengeti Rhino
Weighing up to 1,400 kg and measuring up to 3.75 meters from the head to base of the tail, black rhinos are among the world’s largest land animals. Despite their strength, they don’t stand a chance against poachers, who hunt them for their horns and nearly caused their demise in … Read more
- 01/11/2020Press release
Results of the Selous – Mikumi Ecosystem Aerial Wildlife Census Announced01/11/2020Press release
Results of the Selous – Mikumi Ecosystem Aerial Wildlife Census Announced
Joint press release by the Tanzania Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism and Frankfurt Zoological Society.
- 03/28/2019Press release
Humans Putting the Squeeze on the Serengeti Ecosystem03/28/2019Press release
Humans Putting the Squeeze on the Serengeti Ecosystem
A new scientific publication shows that even huge protected areas are not immune to what happens outside their borders.
- 10/18/2016Project update
“To keep Serengeti at its best”10/18/2016Project update
“To keep Serengeti at its best”
Meet Masegeri Tumbuya Rurai, Frankfurt Zoological Society’s new Project Leader of community work around Serengeti.