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4/2/2013
They languished behind bars in squalid conditions, their very survival in jeopardy. Outside, an international team of advocates strove to bring worldwide attention to their plight. With modern genetics, the experts sought to prove what they had ...   
19/1/2012
We live in an era of unprecedented road and highway expansion -- an era in which many of the world’s last tropical wildernesses, from the Amazon to Borneo to the Congo Basin, have been penetrated by roads. This surge in road building is being ...   
6/7/2011
Serengeti Highway Plan Scrapped Over Potential Threats to Key Wildlife The Tanzanian government has scrapped plans to build a two-lane highway across the northern edge of Serengeti National Park, after scientists warned the plan ...   
2/7/2011
Unpaved road through Serengeti to progressTo read more about Tanzania's recent announcement related to the Serengeti road: Richard Leakey: 'selfish' critics choose wrong fight in Serengeti road. After a week of confusion, the ...   
30/6/2011
We are running out of oil, food, water... and time Despite all the human progress made in the 20th century, one day it will be remembered as the century we wreaked unheard destruction on our planet, fought the deadliest wars, and ...   
24/6/2011
The Serengeti is a key destination for tourists in TanzaniaControversial plans to build a tarmac road across the Serengeti National Park have been scrapped after warnings that it could devastate wildlife. The Tanzanian government ...   
23/6/2011
Breaking news: Serengeti road cancelled In what is a victory for environmentalists, scientists, tourism, and the largest land migration on Earth, the Tanzanian government has cancelled a commercial road that would have cut through the ...   
2/5/2011
Conservation organizations ask Tanzania to reconsider UNESCO status for Eastern Arc Mountains Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has recently stated he would withdraw the application to list two Eastern Arc Mountains as UNESCO World ...   
14/4/2011
From the Serengeti to Lake Natron: is the Tanzanian government aiming to destroy its wildlife and lands? Thousands of lesser flamingoes (Phoenicopterus minor) crowd in Lake Bogoria in Kenya. Nearly all of these flamingoes will breed in ...   
26/3/2011
International pressure is growing on the Tanzanian government to shelve its controversial plans to build a two-lane highway across the Serengeti, one of the most important wildlife sites in the world. Scientists claim that the road will ...   
16/3/2011
Serengeti road project opposed by 'powerful' tour company lobby Government plans to build a road through Serengeti National Park came up against more opposition this week as the Tanzanian Association of Tour Operators (Tato) came out ...   
1/3/2011
The World Bank has offered Tanzania an alternative to stop a major road project across the Serengeti national park that conservationists say threatens one of Africa's biggest wildlife spectacles. Conservation groups say the government's ...   
23/2/2011
First International Serengeti Day hopes to halt road project Migrating wildebeest and zebra. Photo by: Jan Martin McGuire. On March 19th the conservation organization, Serengeti Watch, is planning the world's first International ...   
10/2/2011
Leaked government study: road will damage Serengeti wildlife, despite president's assurances Tanzania's President, Jakaya Kikwete, today gave promises that his proposed road project, which will bisect the Serengeti plains, would not hurt ...   
10/2/2011
An environmental impact study on a road Tanzania wants to build through the Serengeti found that it may affect the famed wildebeest migration and threaten endangered species, according to a copy of the leaked report. Tanzanian President ...   
31/1/2011
World Bank offers to save Serengeti from bisecting road The World Bank has offered to help fund an alternative route for a planned road project that would otherwise cut through Tanzania's world famous Serengeti National Park, according ...   
28/1/2011
When I step down from the plane, the first thing I see is three gazelles sprinting off down the gravel airstrip. The second, more significant for what's to come, is a man dressed in scarlet robes waving to me from beside a Toyota Land Cruiser. In ...   
8/12/2010
An African conservation group said Wednesday it would ask a regional court to freeze a project to build a road through Tanzania's iconic Serengeti park. It said it would seek an injunction from the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) ...   
16/9/2010
A group of scientists has appealed against a road planned in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park, saying it would cause an environmental disaster. Writing in the journal Nature, the 27 scientists said the road would curtail wildebeest ...   
15/9/2010
Plans to drive a 50-kilometre (31-mile) two-lane highway into Tanzania's Serengeti would destroy one of the world's last great wildlife sanctuaries, top biologists warned on Wednesday."The road will cause an environmental disaster," 27 ...   
13/8/2010
Environmentalists are dismayed at plans by the Tanzanian government to build a major commercial highway through Serengeti National ParkThe Tanzanian President has vowed to go ahead with controversial plans to construct a major road ...   
24/4/2009
WE AWAKE IN OUR TENTS in the moonlight to what sounds like a dance troupe in wooden clogs practicing on rock under stunted juniper trees. It's a half-dozen Carmen mountain white-tailed deer, scraping at the ground with bootlike hooves, bending ...   
14/4/2005
Drilling where antelope play, Christian Science Monitor
PINEDALE, WYO. – On a windswept butte in the upper Green River valley, biologist Steve Belinda watches a herd of pronghorn antelope as a line of red Halliburton trucks rumble down a dusty road below. In front of him is an ...   
9/11/2004
THE MEETINGS TOOK PLACE in secluded locations, usually under the cover of darkness. A small group gathered, so no information could leak through the tightly closed doors. Stacks of classified documents piled the desks and floors, and ...   
1/9/2004
George Bush's war on terror may have made the world a more dangerous place. But it is his atrocious record on the environment that poses the greatest threat, says Graydon Carter, in the second exclusive extract from his new ...   

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