Thursday, July 14, 2011
The Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Mr Ezekiel Maige, has warned the tribal leaders that unless a way is found to conserve the forests then he will have no choice but to order the eviction of people from a number of Maasai villages. Their leaders reject the claims and highlight the fact that Maasai community lands are among the most diverse for wildlife in Africa. This is not the first time that the Maasai have been threatened with eviction. But the question still remains, who is killing the wildlife in Loliondo?
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Corrals are animals in the phylum Cnidarians. Corrals found in marine environment are shallow water that reserve enough light. Maximum 60 to 90m they live at the place where no too much sed. Corrals grow in different shapes such as mushroom shape, cabbage shape, brain shape and treelike shape.
Kazimzumbwi forest reserves is located in Pwani region at Kisarawe district, the forest has 4887 ha (35.5 km2) area. It was established in 1936 and declared to be the forest reserve, since then the forest provides number of ecological services such as high biodiversity (flora and fauna) and water for the communities living adjacent the forest.
Friday, July 1, 2011
PUGU AND KAZIMZUMBWI FOREST RESERVE CHANGED ITS VEGETATION TYPE FROM FORESTED LAND TO BUSHLAND AND GRASSLAND
Tanzania has lost thousands of hectares of forests through deforestation and degradation arising mainly from anthropogenic factors such as unsustainable harvesting of forest products, agriculture expansion and wild fires and mining.