Save the Serengeti!

Conservation group, Serengeti Watch, is planning a global day of recognition in protest at the proposed Serengeti highway project.

The project would see a commercial highway run through the Serengeti.  The conservation group believes such a development would bring thousands of trucks a day through a wilderness area that is critical to the great migration.

The first International Serengeti Day is planned for March 19 and aims to draw attention to the possible negative impacts on the eco-system of the Serengeti but also tourism revenue in Tanzania and its conservation efforts.

So far, activities include local organizers across the globe co-ordinating activities to help publicize the issue, including hosting awareness parties, conducting letter and postcard writing campaigns and walking to raise funds and awareness.

For more information on International Serengeti Day and Serengeti Watch, click here and here.

Author: Africa Road Travel

Africa Road Travel is an established inbound southern African tour operator. Our parent company (Cape AgriTours) was established more than 14 years ago, Africa Road Travel started in 2001 and opened their own independent offices in Cape Town in 2004. Since then the company has grown in leaps and bounds, besides the years of accumulated professional industry knowledge and experience, we enjoy special industry contracts with many service providers, Hotels and Guest Houses. This allows us to provide you with individual attention, free assistance with your vacation plans, a free ground handling service and discount prices.

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