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rhamphotheca:

GOOD NEWS for CONSERVATION: 
Regional Court Kills Controversial Serengeti Highway
by Jeremy Hance
The Serengeti ecosystem got a major reprieve last week when the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) ruled against a hugely-controversial plan to build a paved road through Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. The court dubbed the proposed road “unlawful” due to expected environmental impacts. The case was brought to the regional court by the Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) in 2010, but has taken four years to receive a definitive ruling.  “[We] fully [respect] Tanzania’s sovereignty and its need for national development,” Josphat Ngonyo, ANAW’s Executive Director said in a statement. “However, by taking up this matter, ANAW was in actual fact protecting a resource that would be of future benefit not only to Tanzanians or East Africans but also the entire humanity.” …

(read more: Monga Bay)

rhamphotheca:

GOOD NEWS for CONSERVATION:

Regional Court Kills Controversial Serengeti Highway

by Jeremy Hance

The Serengeti ecosystem got a major reprieve last week when the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) ruled against a hugely-controversial plan to build a paved road through Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. The court dubbed the proposed road “unlawful” due to expected environmental impacts. The case was brought to the regional court by the Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) in 2010, but has taken four years to receive a definitive ruling.

“[We] fully [respect] Tanzania’s sovereignty and its need for national development,” Josphat Ngonyo, ANAW’s Executive Director said in a statement. “However, by taking up this matter, ANAW was in actual fact protecting a resource that would be of future benefit not only to Tanzanians or East Africans but also the entire humanity.”
(read more: Monga Bay)