Selous Game Reserve


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Selous Game Reserve,

the world's largest game reserve, 11,512 sq mi (29,816 sq km), S Tanzania; est. c.1900. It is located in the Rufiji River basin and includes grasslands and forests. There are many elephants, lions, zebras, and other wildlife in the reserve.
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Project Description : To develop a 2,100-megawatt hydro-power project in the Selous Game Reserve, one of the largest protected areas in Africa.
Tansania's Selous Game Reserve has lost almost 90 percent of its elephants since it became a World Heritage site in 1982.
The report also said 46 World Heritage sites, such as the Belize Barrier Reef and the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, are under risk from multiple harmful industrial activities, the effects of each of which will be compounded by the others.
Keep your eyes peeled when passing through the Selous Game Reserve, where you can spot elephant, giraffe, zebra and kudu antelope, before the railway cuts down through the Kilonbero Valley and Udzungwa Mountains.
Larger than the entire nation of Denmark, the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania is one of the few remaining examples of a large, intact ecosystem in the African savannah.
The report highlights the Mesoamerican Reef in Belize, Donana National Park in Spain, and Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, as three case studies where recent extractive activity and spills have raised concerns about the consequential long-term health of the sites.
Gulf Reps will manage all travel trade sales and public relations operations across the GCC for Azura Selous Game Reserve Tanzania, Azura Qulalea Private Island and Azura Benguerra Island in Mozambique.
Azura now owns and operates three properties in the Indian Ocean region -- Azura Benguerra Island, Mozambique, Azura Quilalea Private Island, Mozambique and Azura Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania.
One-quarter of Tanzania's surface area has been set aside for conservation purposes, and the country is home to the globally renowned Serengeti National Park and incredibly vast Selous Game Reserve.
The Selous Game Reserve, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in neighboring Tanzania is one of the largest protected areas left in Africa.
According to Tanzania's Wildlife Research Institute, the elephant population of the Selous game reserve has fallen from 43,000 to 13,000 in only three years.
Early on the last day, the train passes through the Selous Game Reserve - the largest on the continent and a vision of timeless Africa - shortly before the bustling arrival in Dar es Salaam.