FUN DAY - "When space is not enough" someone use an alternative. Use of several entertainments like music, arts, food, etc to capture large community attention during Elephant Fun day in Namwinyu Sec school at Tunduru district. Some who didnt manage to get right and comfortable space to see fun things decided to use other options (though some are also danger) to get the message. #students, #environmentaleducation, #funday, #humannaturecoexistence, #humanwildlifecoexistence, #sustainability, #Tanzania ... See more
The latest update on Wayne Lotter's murder case. https://allafrica.com/stories/202010150494.html
THE prosecution is in final touches of preparing essential documents for filing information to the High Court regarding the trial of 22 people, including two Burundian nationals, allegedly linked with the killing of leading Elephant Conservationist in Tanzania, South African Wayne Lotter.
PEOPLE ON THE FIELD - January Nyoni is a hardworking Village game scout (VGS) from Mbarang’andu wildlife management. He was born and raised in Kitanda village in Namtumbo. He escorts students during field trips as he is well knowledgeable with the area as is careful on ensuring safety of the teammates and narrating student’s the ecological components of the ecosystem in the area. In addition, he helps the WMA by growing chili which are used to erect chili fence which is passive deterrence method to keep elephants away from farmers farm, hence promoting human elephant coexistence. In 2018 he harvested 221 kilograms of chilli 😲😲😲🌶🌶🌶. January is always ready for foot patrol on the area and all the activities as he is directed by his leaders. A great team member! #conservation, #Rangers, #elephants, #elephant, #Tanzania, #environmentaleducation, #humanwildlifecoexisttence ... See more
NEWS FROM THE FIELD - A busy week for the Elephant Guardians erecting chilli fences and the chilli sometimes spills to the eyes ? but we always have water to tackle the situation!! #conservation, #elephants, #elephant, #humanwildlifeconlict, #humanwildlifecoexistence, #chillifences, #rangers, #Tanzania ... See more
STUDENTS LIFE - Not because there is classrooms Noo. But sometime we tend to sit under the shades of trees so that we can discus environmental issues. This helps to remaind these young generation that it is very important to plant trees around our schools and also in our community. #environmentaleducation, #Tanzania, #humanwildliecoexistence, #sustainability, #learningbydoing ... See more
Huge rains in Dar yesterday
FROM THE FIELD - During the preparation of the chilli fences, in particular in the phase in which the chilli pepper is reduced to a 'powder' in the mortar, the chilli pepper can become very irritating for the eyes and the throat, so it is always good to cover yourself with a handkerchief and take shifts to work the dry chilli pepper. Take note! ? #conservation, #chillifences, #humanwildlifeconflict, #humanwildlifecoexistence, #elephants, #Tanzania, #elephant ... See more
Tanzanian residents, students and firefighters were battling on Monday to contain a fire that broke out Sunday on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, the National Parks service (TANAPA) said.
WORK IN PROGRESS ??: the team is working to setting up the camp for ranger training in Mwambesi forest. Looking forward to hosting the event! ???
It is with the deepest sorrow that Virunga National Park announces the death of Ranger Bagurubumwe Chuhoze Deogene. He was killed on 10th October 2020 during an attack on an ICCN patrol post near the Village of Sarambwe. He held the position of Head of Section and had worked for the Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) since 1996. He leaves behind a wife and 3 children. We offer our sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of our lost Ranger. Our thoughts and prayers are with them during this time. Read the full statement: https://bit.ly/3dhubhr FR C’est avec une grande tristesse que le Parc National des Virunga annonce le décès du garde Bagurubumwe Chuhoze Déogène. Il fut tué ce samedi 10 octobre lors d’une attaque menée sur un poste de patrouille de l’ICCN à proximité du village de Sarambwe. Il était Chef de section et travaillait pour l’Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature depuis 1996. Il laisse derrière lui une épouse et trois enfants. Le Parc National des Virunga exprime ses condoléances émues à la famille et aux amis de notre collègue disparu. Nos pensées et prières vont vers eux en ces moments difficiles. ... See more
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