Posted by: Bob Payne | March 12, 2011

Serengeti Highway Must Balance Development with Conservation

How do you stop a herd of wildebeest? According to many international conservationists, the answer is: build a road. The Serengeti grasslands are known across the globe for the famed wildebeest and zebra migration that is both a natural phenomenon and the annual source of millions of tourist dollars for Tanzania and Kenya. The grasslands are also the subject of a heated debate — a proposed 54-kilometer (34-mile) highway that could potentially disrupt the planet’s largest mammal migration.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: