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Restoring Tanzania’s forests
november 5, 2019november 8, 2019
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Restoring Tanzania’s forests

The fruits of collaboration between communities, local government and not-for-profits to restore Tanzania’s forests. At MCDI, not only do we work to conserve and protect the world’s forests by empowering rural communities in Tanzania to set up and sustainably manage village forest reserves. We take this a step further by showing local people how to...

Beautiful news from Tanzania
oktober 18, 2019oktober 18, 2019
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Beautiful news from Tanzania

Recently the WWF published a report we’re quite happy to share. As you may know, ouw partner Mpingo Conservation & Development Initiative (MCDI) has been devolping projects to help the people and forests in Tanzania. Their projects ensure, among other things, awareness of the importance of the forest. But mostly teach residents how they can...

Help SOS name a restoration site
september 12, 2019september 13, 2019
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Help SOS name a restoration site

SOS (Sumatran Orangutang Society) has saved a 890 acre plot of land. The restoration site was previously used for harvesting palm oil. They have not renamed it yet, and they want your help coming op with a great name! Visit this website to submit a name for the competition!

Life in Nanjirinji – How Beautiful Cups and Mpingo make a difference
juli 23, 2019november 11, 2019
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Life in Nanjirinji – How Beautiful Cups and Mpingo make a difference

Nanjirinji is a village located 4 hours South-West of Kilwa Masoko, where Mpingo Conservation and Development Initiative’s (MCDI’s) head office is located. Its 7,500 habitants are surrounded by coastal forests, and the village’s name is taken from the river that runs through it. The main street where the market lies also delimits the village’s boundaries,...

Time for a different holiday
juli 18, 2019juli 18, 2019
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Time for a different holiday

Did you always dream of healping the rainforest? Planting trees, meeting the locals, maybe even seeing the orangutans? Next year you can, at one or our projects! The Sumatran Orangutan Society has partnered with Different Travel to give you the opportunity to spend 13 days in Sumatra, assisting OIC’s restoration and permaculture teams at Bukit Mas and...

Tackling wildlife crime to keep tigers safe
juli 11, 2019juli 18, 2019
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Tackling wildlife crime to keep tigers safe

As you may know, SOS supports the Forest and Wildlife Patrol (ForWPU) . They work together with Sumatra’s authorities to tackle wildlife and forest crime within Leuser. This is a vital component of the ongoing work to keep orangutans, elephants, tigers and other species safe in the wild. On Monday 1st July, thanks to the...

National Tree Planting Day
juni 17, 2019juni 17, 2019
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National Tree Planting Day

By Gema Sánchez – It is well known trees are essential to purify the air and reduce pollution from the atmosphere, but they do much more than that. Trees can bring back life. There are now many examples of animals that once left due to habitat loss coming back to the recovered forests where they...

Bringing one tree back from the brink
mei 7, 2019mei 7, 2019
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Bringing one tree back from the brink

Deforestation is a leading cause of biodiversity loss worldwide. It is estimated that about 68% of the world’s plants are threatened with extinction and it is estimated that as many as 50% of all species will be headed this way in the next 30 years. In Tanzania, the number of threatened species has tripled in...