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World Migratory Bird Day 2014: Stakeholders Pledge to Protect Lake Natron

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 16:22

The Government of Tanzania has pledged to accord a higher protection status to the Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor) breeding grounds of Lake Na...

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Stakeholders happy with new Lake Natron cost benefit analysis report

Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:35

Stakeholders have given a nod of approval to a new economic analysis study showing that soda ash mining at Lake Natron is not economically viable. Speaking th...

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Soda ash mining at Lake Natron is not economically viable

Wed, 29/08/2012 - 09:37

Mining of soda ash at Lake Natron in Northern Tanzania is not economically viable, experts have warned. A new Cost Benefit Analysis report shows that projected return on investment...

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Tata denies links with new Lake Natron soda ash plant plans

Tue, 31/07/2012 - 14:25

The Tata Group has denied any involvement in plans to mine soda ash at Engaruka area near Lake Natron. In March 2012, Mr. Cyril Chami who was then Tanzania’s Minister o...

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BirdLife welcomes passing of law to secure transboundary ecosystems in East Africa

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 13:10

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has passed a crucial law that could transform how transboundary ecosystems and resour...

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Lake Natron, Tanzania

Wed, 25/01/2012 - 09:54

Status: Important Bird Area (IBA), a Ramsar site Campaign Period: February 2007 and ongoing Background Lake Natron is found in the Northern part of Tanzania; nearest towns to Lake Natron are Arusha in Tanzania and Magadi in Kenya. It is the most impor...

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No soda ash mining at Lake Natron without addressing environmental concerns, affirms Tanzania’s Director of Environment

Tue, 11/10/2011 - 15:46

In an emphatic declaration of Tanzania’s keen intere...

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What does the Serengeti Highway decision mean for Lake Natron?

Tue, 19/07/2011 - 11:25

Focus is now squarely on Lake Natron, following the Tanzanian Government’s recent statement that the proposed highway through the Serengeti will not be paved.  Conservati...

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"The Pink Concern" - A Poem by Carol Njoki

Wed, 04/05/2011 - 13:46

THE PINK CONCERN Always yearning to see you Always coming across other beauties on the way But my visit is never complete Without you The pink beauties Carpeting the lakes Don’t you amaze m...

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Lake Natron scoops top award

Mon, 15/11/2010 - 15:58

Lake Natron has won the top Blue Globe Award in the first World Wetlands Network Globe Awards. The prestigious award was conferred to the Wetlands ecosystem at a ceremony held during the CBD COP 10 meeting in Nagoya Japan. The award w...

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Think Pink appeal update – Thank You!

Thu, 30/09/2010 - 10:00

Our recent appeal to help BirdLife save the Lesser Flamingo at Lake Natron in Tanzania has so far raised over £20,000. “Thank you so much to those who were so generous in their support for our Think Pink campaign to...

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The Crimson Wing - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 15:01

Walt Disney have chosen Lake Natrons Lesser Flamingos to star in their first wildlife blockbuster in nearly half a century. The Crimson Wing - Mystery of the Flamingos takes viewers to the isolated shores of Lake Natron, in northern Tanzania, for...

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