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Court rules in favor of Serengeti protection

After an extensive review, the East African Court of Justice finally ruled: constructing a bitumen road across the Serengeti is considered unlawful. The wildlife migration will continue; human transport on a super highway will not.

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Serengeti highway

The plans to build a highway through the Serengeti are not new; it's been around for more than two decades. The planned highway is in the annual Great Migration domain: 750,000 zebra, 1.2 million wildebeest and thousands of other East African gam...

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Lake Malawi dispute

Lake Malawi is one of Africa’s greatest natural wonders. The lake’s most threatening environmental risks are clear: declining water levels, fish population decline, water pollution and resource over-exploitation. The three basin countries need t...

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Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

A biodiversity hotspot, people around the world flock to Kirstenbosch to see the colorful and dainty fynbos flowers in between the prominent protea flowers. In 2004, the Cape Floristic Region received UNESCO World Heritage status, endorsing its i...

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BP's initiative in South Africa

South Africa's 86% illiteracy rate contributes to socio-economic as well as environmental issues. BP is turning billboards into bright futures for South African kids. BP supplied more than 8,000 kids with school basics in 2013 - school products ...

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