Serengeti National Park

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  • Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Conservation Area
    • World Heritage Site Located in Tanzania
    • Open plains and volcanic uplands
    • One of the oldest ecosystems in the world
    • Populated by Masai Mara
      • Biodiversity is protected as Masai Mara cultural code forbids the eating of wildlife
    • Management
      • Local poeple can make decisions regarding the management of wildlife
      • Pressure on resources in area
      • Transnational corporations offer incentives to villagers to grow crops for biofuels
      • Tanzania protect 1/3 of territory
      • Protect country's rich natural heritage
      • Provide secure breeding grounds for flora and fauna

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