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Serengeti Highway Back on Front Burner




The East African Court of Justice ruled against a paved highway across the Serengeti. Now the Government of Tanzania has appealed that decision. It is evident that the current Tanzanian government wants the freedom to do whatever it wishes in the Serengeti, including the building of a paved commercial highway across the critical northern wilderness […]

Court Bars Paved Serengeti Highway




The East African Court of Justice (EACJ)¬†ruled against the construction of a paved commercial highway across the Serengeti National Park. The ruling was limited, in that only a northern, asphalt (bitumen) road was banned from the park. It stopped a project that conservation organizations and scientists warned would devastate an iconic World Heritage Site and […]

Bushtracks / Founding Member




Based in Northern California, Bushtracks Expeditions designs unforgettable safaris and adventure vacations to places Bushtracks owners and founders David and Carolyn Tett know intimately. David Tett, President of Bushtracks Expeditions, was born and raised in Zimbabwe and his passion for Africa is evident in the range of African safari and adventure travel destinations, as well […]

Support the Serengeti Legal Defense Fund!




In December of 2010, The African Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW), filed a lawsuit in the East African Court of Justice that asked the court to prevent the Tanzanian government from building a highway through the Serengeti.¬† In March of 2011, Serengeti Watch created the Serengeti Legal Defense Fund to help support ANAW in its […]

Photo of dead zebras on Kenyan highway a stark reminder of why Serengeti highway must be stopped




On Sunday, this image was posted on the fan page of Kenyans for Wildlife. Massimo Vallarin posted the image with this comment: “Ten minutes ago, coming from Amboseli, along the Kimana – Emali Road, we got [photographed] these two zebras killed by a lorry. Very sad to see for me and my guests.” According to […]