Topic: Environmental

CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR TOUR OPERATORS IN TANZANIA

RTTZ and Travelife share a common interest towards promoting sustainability and social responsibility within the travel sector and recently launched the Certification Program for Tour Operators which is now available and ready to offer the services in Tanzania. The Certification … Continue reading

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September 27, 2013 – The World Tourism Day

TODAY IS THE UNWTO WORLD TOURISM DAY! In support of United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation, World Tourism Day (WTD) 2013 is being held under the theme Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future. This year’s theme highlights tourism’s role in … Continue reading

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Time To Join “THROTTLE-THE-BOTTLE CAMPAIN” Is Right Now!!

Throttle the Bottle is a campaign dedicated to reducing the use of throwaway plastic water bottles, which are already a blight across the landscapes of Africa. These bottles are not bio-degradable and take more than 450 years to break down. … Continue reading

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Recycling waste in Zanzibar

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The Zanzibar Scrapes and Environment Association (ZASEA), a non-governmental organisation was officially registered on 19th March 2008 enabling it to conduct activities aims for the development of long-term sustainable solid waste management in Zanzibar. The Association focuses activities on collection … Continue reading

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Sorting your trash: a responsible and worthy endeavor

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As we strive to find solutions to issues such as an overabundance of waste and a shortage of lucrative job opportunities, promising recycling ventures in Tanzania are springing up that are providing work for some hard up citizens in the … Continue reading

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Wildlife populations under threat in Masai Mara

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The BBC have recently reported that populations of wildlife species in the world-renowned Masai Mara reserve in Kenya have crashed in the past three decades, according to research published in the Journal of Zoology. Numbers of impala, warthog, giraffe, topi … Continue reading

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How green is green?

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“The only truly green product is the one you don’t use. So it’s a journey and when we have made real product improvements — we should let our customers know.” Director of Worldwide Health & Safety   GreenSpotBlog.com- I came … Continue reading

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Natron- THE FACTS

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Lake Natron, Flamingos and the Proposed Soda Ash Factory An overview… By Marc Baker In early April, the Daily News reported that the government wishes to fast track the plans for a soda ash factory at Lake Natron (http://dailynews.co.tz/home/?n=18633&cat=home).  Given … Continue reading

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